An Ideal Location
Lancaster University is a truly global University, with over 12,000 students from over 120 countries. Consistently rated as one of the top 10 UK universities, Lancaster University has established an excellent track record in its knowledge transfer activities, which aim to bring universities, businesses and communities together.
InfoLab21 is built on the southern edge of Lancaster University’s parkland campus on the outskirts of the beautiful and historic city of Lancaster.
Lancashire is in the Northwest of England and has a large and diverse economy consisting of a strong mix of over 35,000 registered companies representing all sectors of the UK economy.
InfoLab21 liaises with the United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI), the Government organisation that helps businesses locate in the UK and grow internationally.
Every year they help hundreds of firms, from hi-tech start-ups to global industry leaders, discover global growth from a UK base. InfoLab21 regularly supports UKTI events like Technology World 08, International Trade Week and Going Global and has hosted several international delegate tours.
The UKTI website provides a wide range of free information and business services specifically for global businesses, including:
- Trends and analysis with real time news and views in your sector
- Operational insights covering practical advice on how to set up and optimise your UK business
- Information on research areas
- Detailed reports and publications comparing UK & European statistics