University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham - In business with you

"We can help to give you the competitive advantage that you need to successfully develop and grow your business"

The University of Nottingham is renowned for the quality and impact of is collaborative work with businesses. We offer bespoke research and development, new technology for licensing and other forms of commercialisation, consultancy expertise to solve business issues, and training to meet your staff development needs.

By working with us you can access our world leading research and development, our renowned training and education programmes and our state-of-the-art facilities.

With campuses in both China and Malaysia, Nottingham is truly a global University. Our Asia Business Centre is available to work with you to establish links with these campuses and help you to exploit the opportunities available in the rapidly expanding markets of South East Asia.

However large or small your organisation and whatever industry you are in, we can help to give you the competitive advantage that you need to successfully develop and grow your business on a global basis.

Innovate with us

In today’s global marketplace innovation is vital.

Innovation allows your business to keep one step ahead of the competition and develop new products and services to ensure the long term profitability of your business.

Some of the world’s biggest organisations look to the University of Nottingham to help them with research and development and can also accessing public funding, often as part of a wider consortium of interested parties.

There are also a number of technologies that the University has available for licensing and other forms of commercialisation. Technologies are used successfully in a diverse range of industries, including medicine, engineering, mining, cosmetics, food & drink, building, IT and many other sectors.

And if you want to work in an innovative environment, we offer room to grow at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP).

Recruit and develop talent

Any business is only as good as its people.

This is why we offer executive education and professional development programmes, designed specifically for professionals who want to broaden their knowledge, develop their leadership skills and encourage participants to think and work innovatively. Working with us you will also benefit from high quality teaching, delivered in state-of-the-art facilities.

And when it comes to hiring the most talented young people for your business, we can help you to find students with the expertise and knowledge you need to take your business to the next stage.

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Celebrating the “transformational impact” on insurance policy wording

A collaboration between the University of Nottingham and law firm Browne Jacobson LLP has led to a “transformational impact” on how the firm drafts insurance policies.

University of Nottingham SME productivity programme re-purposed to help economic recovery

SMEs can benefit from fully-funded University of Nottingham expertise through a programme to help economic recovery.

Dispelling the myths of university-business KTPs

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Life after uni: the internships encouraging graduates to stay in Nottingham

Internship initiative at the University of Nottingham creates job opportunities for students.

Universities launch £7.1m programme to enhance productivity for local businesses

The University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham collaborate to support SMEs in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

New partnership strengthens commercialisation route for green chemicals research

The University of Nottingham has moved a step closer to its goal of commercialising research into developing sustainable chemicals.

Funding announced for Nottingham Lakeside Arts creative industry internships

Nottingham Lakeside Arts at the University of Nottingham has been awarded funding to encourage and enable its students to pursue a career in the creative industries.

Using innovation to change lives and improve communities

Ingenuity is the University of Nottingham’s annual innovation competition designed to discover and support a generation of social and commercial innovators in the UK and beyond.

Final cohort completes Unlocking Growth Potential programme

A hugely successful business growth programme at the University of Nottingham came to a close last month.

Launch of toolkit to support female entrepreneurs

Nottingham-based entrepreneurs and Nottingham University Business School's Dr O’Neil have created a toolkit designed to help women define their own success.

£24m Nottingham research facility opens to transform UK manufacturing in the digital age

A flagship research facility is opening its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive global market.

Work begins on world's first electric race airplane

This ground-breaking partnership between Air Race E and the University of Nottingham will have a huge impact across the electric aviation industry.

Camstent Ltd and University of Nottingham collaboration shortlisted for national award

Bacteria resistant materials discovered by scientists at the University of Nottingham have been developed for medical use by the company Camstent.

Engaging businesses with arts at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has a track record of science and engineering partnerships with industry partners like Rolls-Royce, Unilever and Siemens.

A long and enduring partnership with e2v

A long-standing collaboration between The University of Nottingham and e2v has resulted in significant benefits for both organisations.

Food Economy placements can show students variety of careers in industry

Judith Wayte on how work placements can help students understand career choices with retailers, manufacturers and R&D.

Business schools should study flower shops, not blue chips

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Nottingham University Business School argues for the value of working with SMEs

Unilever and the University of Nottingham

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products, reaching 2 billion consumers across 190 countries on any given day.

Should we bother with Witty?

Sir Andrew Witty’s Review of Universities and Growth has now been presented to Government. Will it change anything?

The difficulty in perfecting partnerships

Although there are many marvellous partnerships, business and universities start off as two things extremely unalike.