Universities successfully work in partnership with businesses of all sizes and across all sectors.
- From carrying out research into environmental issues in the built environment to advancing new medical technologies, many businesses are working with universities to develop existing and new lines of business.
- Universities have the expertise to help businesses navigate the complexities of grant funding available for specific research and development.
- Universities offer expert training and short courses to support the skills needs of businesses; opportunities range from training on the very latest technical equipment through to development of leadership and management skills.
- Universities help businesses to access new graduate talent – with drive, enthusiasm and fresh ideas – drawn from a rich pool of interns, placement students, graduates and post graduates.
Universities have dedicated teams who act as a single point of contact and make sure that businesses get the most out of working with universities and accessing their expertise.