SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FLOOD INNOVATION

Welcome to the Flood Innovation Centre. We can help your business become more flood resilient and support you to develop new products and services in flood resilience.

JOIN OUR ONLINE NETWORKING FORUM

Join our first online networking forum on 21 July from 12-1pm, for insights and opportunities in flood resilience and the all-important networking with peers and industry figures.

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ADAPT & THRIVE WEEKLY BUSINESS DROP-IN

Simply drop-in to our informal business clinic at the Aura Innovation Centre, Fridays 10-2, for advice around carbon reduction, flood protection measures and an insight into University of Hull support for your business.

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REDUCING FLOOD RISK

Discover more about why the Humber region has been recognised as a key location for flood research and how we’re going to help our communities become more flood resilient.

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WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOUR BUSINESS

We can help your business understand its flood risk, how to be better protected from flood events and bounce back more quickly after a flood event.

We can help you develop innovative services, processes and products in flood resilience and support your business to move into the growing flood resilience market.

Whether it’s an existing product or a completely new approach to flood resilience, our aim is to support businesses by offering a range of tailor-made Innovation Support Packages. You will have access to a centre that brings together industry contacts, exceptional academic research and cutting-edge equipment to enable businesses and our communities become better prepared for rising flood risks.

Located in the Humber, the UK’s most flood-prone region after London, the Flood Innovation Centre is a place that helps businesses to innovate in the emerging flood resilience market.

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How does it work?

We offer fully funded Innovation Support Packages including specialist and technical guidance. Whether you need access to facilities and testing equipment, or you require expert advice from flooding expertise at the University of Hull, we can help progress your ideas in flood resilience or improve the resilience of your business premises.

Fill in our application form and one of our team will be in touch to see how we can best help your business.

How can I benefit?

We can help your business to understand its flood risk and put in place measures to minimise disruption and get you back to work more quickly after a flood event. We can support your business to expand into new markets, increase sales opportunities or diversify your product range. All via our funded Support Packages, that provide help where you need it at no cost to your business.

Our packages are designed to help businesses get the support they need and transform flood resilience ideas into reality.

HOW DO I FIND OUT MORE?

If you’re a business based in the Humber region, or one of the ERDF designated ‘Transition Areas’, concerned about coping with flood risk or with the ambition to develop a flood-related product, service or process – The Flood Innovation Centre is here to help.

Apply now and one of our advisors will be in touch.

INNOVATION SUPPORT PACKAGES

Fully funded access to expert consultancy and advice in flood resilience

Our Innovation Support Packages are designed to meet the needs of each individual business and are backed by specialist flood-related knowledge from the University of Hull.

Depending on the level of support you require, we’ll provide a tailor-made package to help move your flood resilience idea forward. We’ll ensure you have the opportunity to speak to our Technology Research Managers and, if needed, access to cutting-edge testing equipment and facilities.

Support could include in-depth sector-based workshops, design and testing services, VR modelling, prototyping, business planning, social impact studies and much more.

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Brand Family

The University of Hull has spearheaded a range of collaborations that are driving economic growth, particularly in the areas of low carbon and flood resilience. Find out more about our family of brands and what funding streams and expert support is available to businesses.

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