MusicTank is one of University of Westminster’s sector-based Knowledge and Business Development Networks. Launched in 2003, MusicTank’s remit was to establish itself as a business development network for the UK music industry – an independent body set up to engage with industry, innovation and change across the music business.

As music business becomes more competitive and barriers to entry continue to lower through the democratising impact of technological development, there is a need for thorough, cutting edge professional expertise. The University’s commercial and intellectual neutrality is a critical factor in the creation and sustainability of a ‘knowledge network’ that encourages adoption of best practice, circulation of innovative ideas, new collaborations and evolution of creative ventures into professional success.