What We Do

The CREST@UCS project is funded to help you bring your idea or product to market, however big or small it may be. The team offers extensive experience in the areas of environmental science and business, including:

  • Generic business support (such as market research, accessing finance and marketing)
  • Research and development
  • Feasibility studies
  • Testing
  • Product development
  • Support with funding applications
  • Academic expertise
  • Acting as policy leads
  • Bespoke research projects with our academic and industrial contacts
  • *NEW* Geospatial Service

We can offer expertise in various sectors including groundwater; contaminated land; bio fuels and energy; flooding and hydrology; ecology; bioscience; air quality; noise and dust pollution and sustainable/smart housing for rural communities to name a few.

Once your application has been received the most suitable partner will contact you directly to complete a business diagnostic helping to identify what type of support would most benefit your business to grow. The form in which you will receive fully funded support will depend on your business needs but may include:

  • One-to-one advice
  • Mentoring
  • Workshops
  • Masterclasses
  • Training
  • Bespoke consultancy and research
  • Access to further funding

The support is designed to offer specialist guidance on development and innovation to ensure your business prospers. Likewise, if you are starting a new business we can offer advice on getting it off the ground.

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