06 March 2018

Barnstaple Business & IP Centre

We support businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators from that first spark of inspiration to successfully launch, and grow a business. We hold workshops and events and offer advice on a whole host of subjects, from setting up your business to protecting your intellectual property (IP).

So whether you’re looking to start, grow or run a business, Business & IP Centre Barnstaple can help:

  • Learn the skills you need to start and grow your business
  • Get to know your customers and research your market
  • Protect your ideas and make money from them
  • Gain confidence and inspiration
  • Get advice

For more information visit www.bipc.librariesunlimited.org.uk


What can you do in the Centre?

Business and intellectual property (IP) information
We have a large collection of business and IP information, with staff who can guide you to the resources you need which includes access to: COBRA – the Complete Online Business Reference Advisor – which provides critical business facts,
compliance and trading details of hundreds of small business trades, sectors and professions.
Workshops and networking events
We hold a wide range of workshops on the topics that matter to businesses, from intellectual property to market research, social media to digital tools. See our website for further details.
Business & Intellectual Property information appointments
A 25 minute appointment with a customer service assistant who will take you through the resources in the centre: access to a 25 minute telephone appointment with Stephens Scown solicitors to talk about your business’ Intellectual Property. Appointments are booked through our website.
Fab Lab Devon
Access the fabrication laboratory in the library to prototype early stage product designs with digital machines that include 3D printers, laser cutter, milling machine, vinyl cutter and digital embroiderer.

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