Growth through product and service development
Develop your idea into a viable business and create new products or services to meet customer needs.
How to manage your design, research and development projects to adapt to customers' changing requirements
How to use market research and market reports to gain knowledge about your marketplace, your customers and their behaviour to target them better.
Key stages of product life cycle, and how you can use this information to increase profits and generate sales.
What is innovation and why should new and existing businesses innovate in order to increase their efficiency and profitability
Discover how innovation in manufacturing can help your business overcome challenges and boost growth.
How small businesses in the technology sector can use design to improve their products' commercial viability
How to recognise and use different types of intellectual property rights to protect your business' inventions and ideas
Ways you can use intellectual property (such as brands, patents and designs) to support the growth of your business.
Find out how to patent a product, and protect your ideas or inventions by applying for a patent and securing your patent rights