Who We Are

Who We Are

The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) is an independent and not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports university-business collaboration across the UK. NCUB is the only organisation bringing together universities and business to influence government and solve the country's challenges.

Our members are leading businesses from the FTSE 350 and universities of all mission groups. Browse our members.

The heads of our member organisations form the NCUB Leadership Council, which directs the work of the NCUB and leads university-business collaboration from the very highest level. View members of the Leadership Council.

Our work is overseen by our Board of Directors, chaired by former Chairman of Unilever UK Richard Greenhalgh. View members of our Board.

NCUB staff work from our London office. View members of the team and NCUB contact information

NCUB is funded by a combination of membership contributions and support from our public funders. Find out more about our Funders and Partners and view opportunities and events from our partners

NCUB was founded in April 2013, building on the 25 year history of our predecessor organisation the Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE). Find out more about our history.

The NCUB Fellowship honours individuals who have made a notable contribution to university-business collaboration. View recipients of the NCUB Fellowship.

Watch the Introducing the NCUB video or download An Introduction to NCUB (pdf).


Company limited by Guarantee, registered in England and Wales No. 3465914
Registered Charity No. 1066956

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