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Working with 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 our academic expertise, student talent and equipment and facilities.

We have a range of business support programmes available and would love to hear about your ideas and requirements.
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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)

 

 

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Durham University and Atom bank agree five-year partnership

We have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Durham-based Atom bank, the UK’s first app-based bank, to carry out collaborative research that addresses longer term opportunities and challenges facing both organisations and wider society, such as climate change.
Karen O'Brien Durham University and Edward Twiddy Atom bank signing memorandum

New £1.4m enterprise zone at NETPark opens

The zone will provide bespoke support to technology and science-focused small and medium enterprises.
Sophie Walton (Group Director of Academic Engagement at CPI), Jenny Taylor (Head of Economic Development at Durham University), Sarah Slaven (Managing Director at Business Durham)

Durham University and Atom bank agree five-year partnership

We have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Durham-based Atom bank, the UK’s first app-based bank, to carry out collaborative research that addresses longer term opportunities and challenges facing both organisations and wider society, such as climate change.
Karen O'Brien Durham University and Edward Twiddy Atom bank signing memorandum

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Research and Innovation Services
Durham University
Mountjoy Centre
Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE

E: business.gateway@durham.ac.uk
T: 0191 334 6450