Business Support

Business Support

We provide tailored support, expertise and training solutions to aspiring and established software businesses in the region. Our services include:

Hands on business and technical consultancy from experienced industry experts.

Access to skilled technical resources to support your businesses, including research and development, assistance with product development and functional specifications that help you convert your ideas into marketable software products and services

Support identifying and securing finance and funding, including pitch development and coaching and introductions to potential investors.

Rapid market research from our Intelligence Service, helping you better understand your market, customers and competitors.

The sourcing and creation of new, commercial business opportunities. We continually seek publically-funded or private sector programmes, projects and initiatives that generate new contract, supply chain or funding opportunities with measurable benefits for the region’s tech SMEs.

Support preparing your business for trading overseas, including international trade missions allowing you to access new markets and win new business around the world.
Intellectual property, legal and resourcing advice, helping you find and keep the right talent for your business.

Public relations and communications support, helping you find the right stories to tell – and the ways to tell them – to raise the profile of your business.

Joint ventures support, using our rich network of regional, national and international contacts to help you develop your business through partnerships, collaborations and resale relationships.

A packed events and networking programme featuring everything from technical conferences, skills and education events and business challenges to hacks, socials and networking days.

Short-course professional skills programmes and training.