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Do you want to:

  • increase the efficiency of your workforce?
  • achieve sustainable growth?
  • boost your profits?
  • access funding?


You can with KEEN & a participating university!


Your business will gain:

  • a skilled graduate to spearhead the growth project
  • ongoing mentoring and support for the graduate from university experts
  • continuing support from a university liaison officer
  • access to an equipment and travel budget
  • substantial funding throughout project.

With a focus on innovation and research, KEEN transfers knowledge into the business through a recent graduate (Affiliate) recruited to work full-time on a growth project developed with academic collaboration via a university.

KEEN is open to businesses who pay rates in the Black Country, Greater Birmingham & Solihull, Coventry & Warwickshire and The Marches LEP areas exclusively.

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Want to make a difference to your bottom line?

Previous KEEN businesses reported that every £1 invested by them in the programme generated an average of £8.05 increase in sales.