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Strategic Partnerships

Working with organisations to develop research, create centres of study and build long-term partnerships across portfolios of projects.

Director, Business Development
Dr Kalpana Chaturvedi  

Senior Partnerships Manager, Health
Dr Heather Ramsay

Senior Partnerships Manager, Science & Engineering
Dr Joanne Chamberlain

Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, Design Exchange Partnerships

A three-way collaboration between a business, a university and an exceptional graduate (KTP Associate).

General enquiries 

Business Development Manager, Health
Natalie Nestorowicz

Business Development Manager, Science and Engineering
Maria Supersad

Senior Partnerships Manager, Humanities & Social Science
Kathy Samuel

Innovate UK Collaborative Research and Development (CR&D)

Collaborating with talented researchers and experts on ground-breaking research and development, with funding from Innovate UK.

Business Development Manager, Health
Dr Jayne Watson 

Senior Partnerships Manager, Humanities & Social Science
Kathy Samuel

Consultancy and commissioned research

Giving tailored support to collaborations, creating mutually rewarding partnerships for both academic experts and our external partners.

Consultancy Manager
Andrew Shaw 

Short courses, executive education and continuing professional development

Offering accredited high-level CPD training with our experts at our state-of-the-art facilities.

Head of Short Courses, CPD and Executive Education
Andy Colley

Degree apprenticeships

Helping organisations access one of the fastest growing routes to attract top talent to their businesses, and providing promising researchers with a fee-free degree.

Degree Apprenticeship Manager
Eileen O'Gara

Industry-sponsored PhD studentships

Matching organisations to an academic partner whose cutting-edge research fits their strategy and objectives.

Director, Business Development
Dr Kalpana Chaturvedi 

Business Development Manager, Health
Dr Jayne Watson 

Business Development Manager, Science & Engineering
Dr Mangesh Gharfalkar  

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Find out about the many ways in which partnering with us could benefit your business and lead to innovation.

World-class facilities

Our state-of-the-art equipment is available for use by external researchers and industry. Start-ups benefit from integrated suites housing both laboratory and office space.

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