Newcastle Science City and Newcastle University are working together to give businesses access to the University’s cutting-edge expertise to solve problems and explore new technologies to help the companies grow in an ever competitive market.
The University is leading the way in making academic research translate into real-life solutions and businesses now find it easier than ever to engage with academic groups, collaborate and commercialise new technology.
Strong research links with industrial partners are bringing new technologies and developments directly to the marketplace with businesses across the globe benefitting from the University’s world-leading expertise and facilities.
A few of the ways the University’s expertise can help fast-track companies are:
- Licensing opportunities;
- Spin-out companies;
- Research – be at the very forefront of innovation by working with the university on research;
- Consultancy – with nearly 2,00 academic staff, the University has some of the best people in their fields for advice and expertise;
- Knowledge exchange – government schemes designed to help firms access higher Education know-how;
- Financial support – find out about funding streams available to help businesses work with the University.
New inventions and technologies are being created all the time at Newcastle University and Intellectual Property arises as a result of this activity across a wide range of scientific, literary and artistic fields.
There are many opportunities for industry and businesses to work in partnership with the University, to further develop this IP for commercial success. The University’s business and technology managers work with researchers and commercial partners to turn ideas and inventions into viable products and services.
For more information on opportunities to work with Newcastle University in the following fields please contact:
Healthy ageing (solutions for an ageing society)
Mike Morgan, business development manager, Changing Age for Business, tel; 0191 248 1308, email; [email protected]
Medical and healthcare
Martin Cox, head of enterprise, Faculty of Enterprise, tel; 0191 222 7309, email; [email protected]
Science, Agriculture and Engineering
Dr Sam Neill, head of Enterprise, Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, tel; 0191 222 5860, email; [email protected]