Business and enterprise

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? The University of Stirling offers a suite of support services for business creation, development, innovation and growth.  

As an institution with a strong reputation for research impact, we work with business and industry to solve real-world problems and drive innovation. 

Want to turn your big business idea into reality? Our Enterprise Programme helps start-ups and entrepreneurs through development, launch and growth. 

Businesses can also work with our experts through our business consultancy services to address knowledge gaps and help your business grow.

Our courses and training can help you develop and retain your staff. We offer specialist staff training, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), upskilling, funded learning opportunities, graduate apprenticeships and management courses. 

Enterprise support for start-ups and entrepreneurs

From initial ideas to launch and internationalisation, our Enterprise Programme is here to support your business growth. 

Training and skills development

The University of Stirling offers a range of training and development opportunities for you and your staff to boost business skills and retain talent.

Innovation, research and development

Build your business with our impactful research, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and business consultancy services.

Funding and grants

We can help you get the funding you need to support growth and innovation to take your business to the next level. 

Work with our students

Grow your business and nurture fresh talent. Our capable students can support your business through internships, consultancy projects or work placements. We can also help you recruit our students.

Business services

We offer a wide range of event and conference venues, and our in-house graphic design and print teams can meet any marketing brief.

infographic: More than 80% of our research

More than 80% of our research

is world-leading or internationally excellent

REF 2021
infographic: 87% of our research

87% of our research

has an outstanding or very considerable impact on society

REF 2021
infographic: 4th in Scotland

4th in Scotland

for research impact

Times Higher Education