Commercial enterprise

We offer a wide range of solutions to address the needs of the commercial environment including; Contract Research, Consultancy, Executive Education, Short Courses, Higher and degree apprenticeships and programmes for Continued Professional Development (CPD). We work with large multi-nationals to small local enterprises and are always keen and interested in how we can use our expertise and resources to help your executives and your company.

In addition to our interaction with the commercial ecosystem, we also have a vibrant and creative community of researchers engaged in a wide spectrum of activities leading to innovative solutions for society and for commercial exploitation.

Innovation and Intellectual Property

Explore the range of technologies and innovative solutions that DMU can offer.

Intellectual Property
University spin-out companies

Contract research with industry

Find out about our wide range of contract research opportunities.

Contract research opportunities across our faculties
Case studies

Consultancy with industry

How our experts and resources can help your organisation or business.

Consultancy opportunities across our faculties
Executive company projects
Case studies

Courses, training and our executive programmes

Explore and get involved with our growing range of apprenticeships, executive courses and tailored executive programmes.

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships
Short courses
Case studies

Connections and affiliations

Explore our commercial and organisational engagement activities.

Connections and affiliations


Our schedule of events and opportunities and meet our team members.

Start-up events
Leicester Castle Business School Events
Leicester Business Festival
Research events
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At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

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DMU is a dynamic university, read about what we have been up to in our latest news section.

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Mission and vision

Read about our mission and vision and how these create a supportive and exciting learning environment.