Welcome to the Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR). Our groundbreaking research operates at the beating heart of the economy, by championing the prospects of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and boosting regional and local economic development in the UK and internationally.
Our work has an established reputation for high quality, independence and meaningful impact in small business and local economic development policy and practice. Key research themes comprise:
When delivering contract research we work closely with our clients to produce rigorous outputs meeting their needs. We offer a wide range of consultancy research services, from policy and strategic evaluations through to primary and secondary data collection, analysis and action research.
CEEDR offers opportunities for postgraduate research students and welcomes those wishing to join our vibrant research community.