In March last year the Government announced plans to invest £13m over three years to expand and build on the success of the Business & IP Centre network, headquartered at… Read More
StartUp Day Reloaded
Following the success of Start-Up Day back in 2020, six of the Business & IP Centres in UK libraries teamed up again to put on another great day of lively… Read More
Turn Your Idea Into A Business with COBRA
Across the Ask About Business members we provide free access to a number of business and intellectual property databases; helping entrepreneurs and businesses to research trends, markets and companies, and to utilise and… Read More
NEW! Market research from Frost and Sullivan
The BIPC Manchester has recently acquired access to Frost and Sullivan’s range of in-depth global market research & strategy reports. They cover medical technology, chemicals & plastics, automation, electronics, energy… Read More
Live music in 2021….Where do we go from here?
The music industry is one of the main sectors effected by the events of the last 12 months. Therefore, the Manchester Business & IP Centre arranged a live panel discussion with their… Read More
Cultural Hardship Fund for Freelancers
In March 2020, the lights were dimmed on Manchester’s Arts and Culture sector, with theatres, libraries, museums and arts centres being amongst the first to close their doors to the… Read More
Can your business help with an emergency response to tackle the impacts of the digital divide?
In 2019 Manchester City Council estimated 27,000 adults in Manchester as digitally excluded. In reality we know this number is in fact much higher with Greater Manchester Combined Authority having the… Read More
Reset. Restart: Live Music in 2021… Where do we go from here?
This panel event is to support those in the music and creative industries, and will be discussing how to survive in these difficult times. The music sector is one of… Read More
The first of our quarterly Scale-up sessions, our exciting collaboration between Central Library’s Business & IP Centre and Design Manchester took place recently. Aimed at start ups and small businesses, the… Read More
Start-Up Day 2020
We are back for 2020 with our biggest day of the year, Start-up Day! Join us online for a day of free talks and practical advice sessions designed to get… Read More