Business Support in Norfolk

As a member at Hethel Engineering Centre you will become part of the Hethel Innovation community. Members of our community have preferential access to our innovation team. The innovation team is a versatile team offering support on a range of different areas of business, with experience working with over 600 businesses over the last 9 years.

Our approach at Hethel, and within the Innovation Team is to facilitate improvements within your business. We are here to support you in your journey and provide a space for new ideas, new thinking and innovation. Over the past few years we have run a series of funded projects across East Anglia working across sectors and sizes of business. Using tools, principles and frameworks it is absolutely possible to find ways of improving a business, using the expertise you already have in house, but finding new ways of focusing it. As a member of the Hethel Innovation community the Innovation Team are here to support you in your journey to success.

Product Development

New products are exciting! But also require a huge amount of work to get off the ground. Thankfully there are many ways you can ease the experience for yourself.

Operations & Growth

Here we are looking at the way you are organising your business, as well as taking a serious look at growth opportunities.


Innovation is crucial to any business looking to survive. There are many different approaches to it and here are some of the things we look at.