Southampton City Council have officially launched, in partnership with the British Library, the Business and IP Centre (BIPC) at Southampton Central Library. The BIPC will help entrepreneurs start and grow their business, project or next big idea.

Supported by the Intellectual Property Office, the Southampton BIPC offers professional resources including patent specifications, 1-2-1 support on business ideas, workshop sessions, access to market leading databases, information on business grants and access to industry-led market research tools and reports to find key opportunities.

The hub offers free access to co-working professional spaces and specialised facilities including:

Find out more about the launch and the support available at the BIPC.