New Product Development

Ideas to help you move from concept to customer


Government Support for Research & Development - Guide
The UK Government, and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, have a strategy to stimulate business research and develo...
Market Information and Statistics
This factsheet provides an overview of some of the main sources of market information and statistical data available and how to access them.
Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
This guide provides brief descriptions of UK and European IP rights.
Using Copyright to Protect Your Work
This introductory guide explains the principle of copyright and how you can use it to protect original work
Costing and Pricing a Product or Service
It is important to understand the impact of pricing on profitability and be able to choose the best pricing strategy for a business.




Designed for SMEs with a sustainable business model looking to grow, the i2s intensive coaching programme helps to overcome barriers to growth.
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The Design Council - The UK government’s adviser on design


Design Council is a charity and is recognised as a leading authority on the use of strategic design. They use design as a strategic tool to tackle major societal challenges, drive economic growth and innovation, and improve the quality of the built environment. They address all aspects of design including product, service, user experience and design in the built environment.
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Intellectual Property Office


The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright. They operate and maintain a clear and accessible intellectual property system in the UK, which encourages innovation and helps the economy and society to benefit from knowledge and ideas. They help people get the right type of protection for their creation or invention.

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Community News
DHL to become first tenant at new Swindon developm...
Company to significantly expand its operational base in Swindon
Good Energy to work with partner companies
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Parajet Xplorer Sky Quad UK Launch at Swindon & Wi...
Over 300 influential leaders and business people will descend on Longleat today for the Swindon and ...
Design Council Launches Design Economy 2018 Report
The Design Economy 2018 highlights the substantial contribution design makes to the UK.


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