De Montfort University

De Montfort University

We are a university of quality and distinctiveness, distinguished by our life-changing research, dynamic international partnerships, vibrant links with business and our commitment to excellence in learning, teaching and the student experience.

Support for business

DMU business services provide tailored solutions for any specific business needs:

• Business consultancy
• Innovation expertise
• Government funding
• Graduate advice
• Knowledge exchange
• Start-up business support
• Training and development
• Work placements

Our resources and expertise can be harnessed to develop bespoke solutions to help any business organisation, driven by the wealth and depth of our academic knowledge.
Building on our leading-edge research, DMU has worked with many businesses to deliver innovative and thought-provoking solutions to the challenges facing business today.

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Pioneering partnerships with industry

De Montfort University (DMU) is a dynamic institution with a diverse range of schools and departments – our exchange of knowledge and research expertise with business spans a wide variety of sectors.

Exchanging university expertise with business - for growth and prosperity

DMU provides academic expertise and research excellence that helps businesses to prosper and grow. Since 2002 DMU has worked with 107 local and national businesses via the Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), improving competition and productivity through the application and exchange of university knowledge, innovation and skills.

DMU research and innovation - driving business collaborations

De Montfort University is committed to undertaking exciting, innovative and rigorous research, and promoting knowledge exchange activities of benefit to the economy and society.

Our graduates - the facts

DMU offers the perfect combination of outstanding teaching, first-class facilities and a fantastic student experience. Our hugely successful graduates have gone on to work at world-leading companies such as Warner Bros, HSBC, Nike, KPMG, BBC, Gucci, Abercrombie and Fitch, BMW, Levi’s, NASA, Disney, IBM and Adidas.

Supporting DMU start-up businesses - The Crucible Project

The Crucible Project is a business start-up initiative offering funding and personalised support for innovative DMU graduates. Charlie Evans is a DMU graduate who has set up her own business – 'Grey House England' – designing and making high-end, sustainable cardboard backpacks with support from DMU's Crucible Project.