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Helping Business

Durham University has a global reputation for excellence and working together we can support your business to succeed. We actively partner with regional, national and international organisations making connections to academic expertise, student talent and collaborators supporting your ambitions and ensuring we deliver impact from the research we undertake.

We have a range of business support programmes available and would love to hear about your ideas and requirements. Get in touch with our business development team to discuss how Durham University can help your business succeed.

Email: business.gateway@durham.ac.uk.

  • Use Our Knowledge

    Our Research Commercialisation team has a range of opportunities where Durham University's intellectual property, including patented technologies, software, data and know-how is offered for commercial use under licence.
  • Support for Policymakers

    Durham University Public Policy Hub is responsible for building relationships with policymakers regionally, nationally and internationally to optimise the external impact of Durham's world-leading research.

Use Our Knowledge

Our Research Commercialisation team has a range of opportunities where Durham University's intellectual property, including patented technologies, software, data and know-how is offered for commercial use under licence.

Support for Policymakers

Durham University Public Policy Hub is responsible for building relationships with policymakers regionally, nationally and internationally to optimise the external impact of Durham's world-leading research.

Orbit

Our brand new University Enterprise Zone (Orbit) is open for business and we would love to support you with:

  • Access to brand new high specification office and hotdesk space
  • Opportunities to collaborate and network with likeminded businesses on site
  • Access to academic and student talent on site
  • Events programme tailored to your needs
  • Support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)