East Midlands Sponsors





De Montfort University (DMU) has a portfolio of support for businesses to help drive growth by providing access to our academic and research excellence.  With a pedigree of providing support to business of all sizes, from a diverse range of sectors across the UK and beyond, DMU staff, students and graduates can add real value to businesses. See more





The Leicester Innovation Hub is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  

We have a bold vision at the University of Leicester. To help drive the innovation and skills needed to transform lives through our research, innovation and new technologies. Our approach is simple. Make it as easy as possible for industry to access our expertise, focus on our strengths and invest in strategic projects.  See more



Brewin Dolphin is one of the UK's leading wealth managers. Founded in 1762, we help our clients achieve their ambitions through expert, personalised financial planning and investment management advice. We have 30 offices across the UK, Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. See more 


Good financial management is the foundation of a successful business. How do we know? We’ve been helping businesses manage their finances for a long time – since we started in 1859. Together, the established and trusted brands of Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Virgin Money offer a full range of financial products and services to help people and businesses grow. See More 


Global Freight Services Ltd is an award-winning independent freight forwarder, with a particular focus on guiding SMEs through the complex world of international trade. It offers a comprehensive range of services associated with worldwide logistics and transportation, including export, import and cross trade delivery by air, sea, road or courier. See more


Duncan & Toplis offers a wide range of services from accountancy, audit and tax to payroll and HR. Clients can also access services including IT support, corporate finance expertise, pension, insurance and investment advice, turnaround support and wills and probate guidance. See more


For over 150 years Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) has been an integral part of the historic city of Lincoln. A TEF Gold-rated institution delivering subjects including business, health and education, BGU develops win-win partnerships See more