We are proud to be home to a range of innovative businesses.

Read more about our tenants, and the exciting work they do with the support of the University's office spaces and incubator.

Businesses we work with

Art UK

Art UK is a charity and the online home for every public art collection in the UK. Their website represents a collaboration between over 3,400 British institutions.Through their work, Art UK makes art available for everyone – for enjoyment, learning and research.

Baba Baboon

Baba Baboon helps businesses & charities to stand out from the crowd by sharing their stories in a unique and positive light.

CL Solutions

We have over 20 years of experience to ensure that your supply and repair needs are met. Whether it be new or reconditioned parts, repair of parts or site evaluation to combat obsolescence, our goal is to eliminate downtime and reduce operating costs.


Culture& is a dynamic arts and education charity devoted to opening up who makes and enjoys arts and heritage. We work in partnership with world class arts and heritage organisations to promote workforce diversity and curate collaborative public programmes aimed at expanding underserved audiences. Our research and consultancy work supports organisations to embed diversity in their workforce and programmes.

Cut the Mustard

We support businesses to use technology effectively, this means a happier and more efficient team that all know what they are doing. That means less time managing and more time to look at growing your business. While transformation could be seen as an expense, the right kind of transformation is actually an investment in the future of your business. See our website for more information on how we can help.

Future Aerospace Engineering

We provide:

  • Launch services and equipment to put small satellites into LEO.
  • Lazer cut services, our advanced laser precision cutting service ensures everything is cut to our customers exact specifications.
  • Creative solutions to  interesting challenges, we currently have multiple projects under research.

Heatnet Global

Heatnet Global is an international service provider active in 30 markets. The mission is to act as a facilitator and collaboration platform enabling cities and regions to accelerate investments in solutions to decarbonise heating and cooling, thereby meeting overall net-zero targets as quickly as possible. This is achieved through a range of services specifically tailored to assist in the process of rapidly developing the local capacity to deliver affordable decarbonisation solutions at scale.

Heatnet Global logo - with red globe icon to the left.


We work in rhythm with the world’s leading automotive brands to bring their visions to life. From concept to 3D digital representation, vehicle architecture and full-scale model build, we are adept at harmonising the creative and technical elements of automotive development.  We provide high-tempo design services with speed and accuracy, in step with our clients’ best-in-class standards.

Quantum Science

Our exciting new materials will change people’s lives. We make advanced quantum dot materials which are used in infrared imaging and sensing applications.

Our low cost and high-quality quantum dots will transform the electronics and healthcare markets.

RushKeep Solutions

RushKeep Solutions is here to help your business prosper and grow by providing independent and professional support services for your business systems.

We listen diligently to clients to ensure that the many solutions available can be successfully matched to the needs of your business, maintaining a continual focus on improving the quality of a client's data so that the right information is readily available to support the next decision.


We are chartered architects and environmentalists, specialising in regenerative, sustainable Architecture & ‘Agritecture’

Our work is sited at the interface between circular and ecologically viable economies, with a focus on urban regeneration, environmentally responsive architecture, carbon sequestration and organic urban food production.

SOL14 logo with slogan "Regenerative Design Studio"

Together Active

We are a network of local agencies committed to working together to get ‘Everyone More Active More Often’. Previously known as 'Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent' The essence of what we do is joining dots, driving improvement, and sparking collaborations.

Get in touch with our Employer Partnerships team to find out more.

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