What We Do

business have received FREE innovation support from CREST


of businesses stated CREST involvement had a positive impact on growth and innovation


of businesses supported by CREST cited an increase or significant increase in turnover


of businesses stated they created jobs after engaging with CREST support

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:

CREST’s areas of expertise include natural resource management, sustainable supply chains, circular economy, Earth observation, geospatial technologies, remote sensing, business development, business sustainability, drone technology, gis and data analysis, remote sensing, accessing open data, and water treatment applications.

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.