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Facilities and Services

We work with external organisations and our academic colleagues to facilitate the creation of new research and commercial opportunities, ensuring that Durham University's research is world-changing with global impact and reach.

  • Business Accommodation: Orbit

    Orbit is Durham University's new enterprise zone located at NETPark, one of the UK's leading science parks.
    An artist's impression of the exterior of the Orbit facility
  • Business Innovation

    The University works with many external organisations to facilitate the creation of new research and commercial opportunities.

Business Accommodation: Orbit

Orbit is Durham University's new enterprise zone located at NETPark, one of the UK's leading science parks.
An artist's impression of the exterior of the Orbit facility

Business Innovation

The University works with many external organisations to facilitate the creation of new research and commercial opportunities.
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Facilities and Services

We have an extensive range of state-of-the-art research equipment and facilities across a range of disciplines.

Find out more about our equipment and facilities

Research and Innovation Services

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) provides guidance, expert advice and hands-on support for all aspects of research and research-related work.

This includes securing funding, working with partners, undertaking knowledge exchange, demonstrating impact, commercialising outputs, ensuring good research practice and supporting professional development.
Find out more about our services
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Services for Businesses

The Partnerships and Engagement team within RIS works with external organisations and our academic colleagues to facilitate the creation of new research and commercial opportunities, ensuring that Durham University’s research is world-changing with global impact and reach.

View our services for businesses