Who we work with
We work with numerous organisations from start-ups and SMEs to large multinationals, charities and other educational institutions.
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Goldsmiths has partnered with a wide range of organisations on numerous projects, from funded regeneration programmes, consultancy projects and bespoke training engagement to contract research and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.
We are part of the Lewisham Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ) together with Lewisham Council and other local partners. The Lewisham CEZ focuses on New Cross and Deptford. It aims to better connect and amplify the local creative community and support creative businesses to develop stronger roots and more sustainable practices.
We are also part of the STRIDE partnership in South London and is a member of Capital Enterprise. STRIDE is a business support and innovation programme focused on supporting creative and tech enterprises in south London. Capital Enterprise looks to facilitate the growth and success of the UK’s start-up ecosystem.
Partnerships that deliver
Through a funded project called the Dek Business Growth Programme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, we have worked with and supported over 300 SMEs by offering them mentoring, consultancy and workshops.
Our European Social Fund-supported Digital Grid Partnership project has enabled engagement with 40 SMEs and offered student placements with SMEs in the creative industries.
We are currently working with our local partners to deliver Inspire Lewisham, which will help Lewisham residents to develop skills and find employment in the creative industries.
Our most recent Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is working on AI innovation.
Through our work with Santander, we have work organised invaluable placements for dozens of students and companies over the years.
We are always looking for new partnership opportunities and projects, where we can engage with innovative organisations and support their growth.
We have also had the pleasure to work with numerous charities including the EY Foundation, the Trans Community Partnership and many others.
If you are interested in working with us or have a research or project proposal, please email enterprise (@gold.ac.uk).