By connecting academics with business leaders and providing funding and business support, it is accelerating the translation of world-leading research into commercial opportunities, forming sustainable businesses and creating more and better jobs.
Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland universities are working together to make a step-change in delivering research to the marketplace and to develop entrepreneurship amongst their academics through an ideas impact hub and associated proof of concept support.
Northern Accelerator was established with funding from Research England and the European Regional Development Fund, and is supported by local business and government.
North-East England’s universities have a strong track record in business and industry, turning research into commercial opportunities that create jobs and generate income for the region’s economy.
Enquiries about Northern Accelerator should be sent via the email below.
Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 2000