Leading Bristol Based Consultancy Receives Funding Boost for Growth

Jim Orkney

Jim Orkney

Kinneir Dufort are delighted to announce they have been awarded the maximum grant under the West of England Growth Fund.

Kinneir Dufort, established in 1977 and based in the heart of Bristol, is an international industry leader and one of the UK’s largest integrated user research , innovation, product design and development consultancies.

The funding will allow the company to further boost their technical capabilities, and find new, high-calibre people.

By March 2015 KD are looking to have invested over £400,000 in a mix of cutting-edge prototyping, design and analysis technologies.

They will have also committed to over £1million of investment over 3 years in creating new design, engineering and technical jobs at the company’s innovation facilities in Bristol.

Jim Orkney, Managing Director of Kinneir Dufort, comments: “We’re so pleased to have been awarded this grant, as it will help us to fulfil our plans to further improve our team and facilities.

“The funding, which represents 20% of our initial round of investment, will help enable our growth as clients around UK and the world increasingly recognise the benefits of working with us to develop their products, user experiences and brands.”

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