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Profitnet is a unique business collaboration and learning network for business leaders and chief executives created by the Centre for Research and Innovation Management (CENTRIM) at the University of Brighton.

To date over 1,000 businesses have taken part in Profitnet, achieving significant impacts on their profits, turnover and employment. We have recently received funding from the Regional Growth Fund enabling us to offer the next enhanced phase of the programme.

New groups and dates announced for 2015. We are now inviting applications from employers who are looking to drive their business forward. Find out more

How it works:

Selected business owners and managers meet in total confidence once a month to collaboratively address real business challenges and help each other seek new opportunities for innovation and growth.

All members have access to a wide variety of resources and expertise at the University of Brighton, including student placements and projects, internships, government funded Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, training opportunities and other services. All sessions are professionally managed and facilitated.

The benefits members report:

  • Improved strategic business skills
  • Development of new innovation strategies
  • Collaboration with other members such as joint ventures
  • Cost savings , increased profitability and productivity
  • Opportunity to gain greater competitive advantage
  • A confidential environment to address real business issues
  • Improved overall sales, profitability and sustainability


Subsidised programme fee: 683 (plus VAT). Members will benefit from a 14 month programme, which includes a taster session, 12 three hour monthly meetings, 7 specialist workshops and two inspiring innovation master classes.

Applications invited now:

For more information or to apply for a Profitnet place, please contact Judith Badger, Training and Development, University of Brighton, or fill in the form to the right
Tel: 01273 641 037
Or complete an application form in the side bar.

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