Creative Innovation Zone

CREATIVE
INNOVATION

ZONE

Responding to business challenges with creativity and innovation.

WHAT IS THE CREATIVE INNOVATION ZONE?

OUR AIMS

Business Gateway
To provide access to talent, skills and resources from our Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries.

Student Experience
To enable our students to respond to business challenges which need creative, innovative and inspiring solutions.

Academic Collaborations
To facilitate short-term opportunities and foster long-term partnerships with our academic expertise.

 
 

BENEFITS

For Business
Guided route to students, academics and services
Spot, shape and nurture future talent
Bespoke creative product or service

For Students
Work and deliver on commercial projects
Reward through payment or academic credit
Receive feedback from business professionals

For Academics
Beginning to end project coordination
Forging new relationships to maintain industry relevant teaching
Opportunity to showcase and spotlight achievements

HOW THE PROCESS WORKS

1
You outline your challenge to the Creative Innovation Zone
2
We match your project to the talents, skills and resources of the University
3
Students explore creative ideas with academic support
4
Collectively we agree your preferred options
5
Together we provide solutions for your business and valuable experience for our students

 

CREATIVE INNOVATION ZONE IN THE NEWS

MEET THE TEAM

For initial enquiries, please contact Ric or Tania

Emma Speed

Emma Speed

Director
01772 894106
ELMSpeed@uclan.ac.uk
Bev Wood

Bev Wood

Head of Business Engagement
01772 893119
BWood3@uclan.ac.uk
Ric Brame

Ric Brame

Project Coordinator
01772 893119
RABrame@uclan.ac.uk
Tania Callagher

Tania Callagher

Project Coordinator
01772 894106
TCallagher@uclan.ac.uk
Debbie Dearnley

Debbie Dearnley

Project Coordinator
01772 895727
DHDearnley@uclan.ac.uk