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The new home for Enterprise at Nottingham Trent University

Dedicated support for entrepreneurs, start-ups, small and medium sized enterprises. Opening spring 2021.

The Dryden Enterprise Centre (NTU ERDF Enterprise Innovation Centre project), is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 (ERDF).

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About the centre

A dynamic community for entrepreneurs and growing businesses to collaborate and co-locate with University expertise and research.

The centre offers high quality co-location space for entrepreneurs and SMEs who are seeking to benefit from being part of a vibrant enterprise community. Members of the centre will gain access to support and opportunities that only our community can offer.

Together, we invite you to join our collaborative, connected centre that benefits all members to innovate and grow their enterprising businesses.

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Supporting your enterprise

Working with NTU from start up to scale up.

Each enterprise will be able to access dedicated support events, talks and workshops programmes delivered by Nottingham Trent University.

Our team will create opportunities for every enterprise to access peer to peer business mentoring and receive community support.

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Memberships at Dryden Enterprise Centre

Giving your business the space it needs.

Whether you are looking for a space to start your business, or room to expand, our range of facilities support enterprise at all stages.


If you don’t need a fixed workspace but want to be a member of our community, our flexible membership options could be right for you.


Dedicated desk facilities for you and your enterprise. A monthly membership that is ideal for those looking expand their team in a collaborative space.


Your businesses new home, in a range of sizes for you and your employees.

Our Community

Connecting with our partners and sharing our values

Our community of founders, enterprising peers, high quality speakers, and mentors make the DEC more than just a space. Taking part in events and hosting opportunities for collaboration are just a few of the benefits of surrounding your business with like-minded entrepreneurs.

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Our team

Our enterprise team is dedicated to support business start-up and growth, providing members with dedicated mentoring.

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Get in touch

Contact the centre team

Make an enquiry today to find out more about our spaces, support, or to simply ask us a question.