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Working with Business

Ƶapp 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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How we can help

 

 

Grow your business

Find out how our research, expertise and innovation support can help your business thrive.
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Develop your people

Develop your staff and update their sector-specific knowledge and skills.
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Facilities and equipment

Access our specialist facilities and equipment.
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Students and graduates

Recruit our talented students and graduates, including internships, placements and knowledge transfer projects.
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What's new?

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North East universities working together to support ambitious businesses and academic entrepreneurs to start-up, innovate and grow

The Innovating Together - Universities in the North East (In-TUNE) partnership has been launched by Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, alongside technology innovation catalyst CPI, to deliver two business support programmes which aim to strengthen the North East economy.
Magnitude Biosciences Team

Ƶapp and Viasat Collaborate to Advance Free-Space Optical Communication Networks

Researchers at Ƶapp are working with global satellite communications company Viasat to understand atmospheric turbulence in free-space optical (FSO) communications.
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Orbit member Intelligent Gels wins Ofwat innovation competition

Orbit member and environmental gel innovator Intelligent Gels in partnership with Ƶapp, Northumbrian Water and technology innovation catalyst CPI is one of 16 initiatives being awarded a share of £40 million in Ofwat’s latest innovation competition – the Water Breakthrough Challenge.
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University and industry partnership propels the future of renewable energy

A £7.7 million partnership between universities and industry could make offshore wind energy cheaper to produce.
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Ƶappawarded £1.25m to accelerate social science impact

We’ve been awarded £1.25 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to develop impact from ESRC-funded research.
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Universities' £2.2bn impact on North East England 

The five universities in the North East of England have come together to launch a joint report highlighting the positive impact we make in the region.
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ƵappInnovation District seeks joint venture partner to bring trailblazing vision to life

We’re working with ƵappCounty Council and global commercial real estate services firm Avison Young to launch the opportunity for a joint venture partner to be involved in the cutting-edge research and business accelerator, ƵappInnovation District.
Panel session at the ƵappInnovation District launch

North East universities working together to support ambitious businesses and academic entrepreneurs to start-up, innovate and grow

The Innovating Together - Universities in the North East (In-TUNE) partnership has been launched by Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, alongside technology innovation catalyst CPI, to deliver two business support programmes which aim to strengthen the North East economy.
Magnitude Biosciences Team

Get in touch

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

E: business.gateway@durham.ac.uk
T: 0191 334 4650