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Partnerships and collaborations

With our specialist knowledge, talented researchers and state-of-the-art facilities, the University of Hull can help your business and our region innovate and grow. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to work with us and access our expertise.  Find out more about some of our business partnerships below.

We’re also collaborating with industry on the big issues that affect all our futures.  Clean energy. A healthy future. Climate change. All huge challenges that we are facing, as individuals, communities and across the globe. Find out more here.

Partnering with
Businesses

We have a long track record of working with industry: sharing goals and ambitions that see businesses – and our region – grow and thrive.

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“This partnership will combine the brightest minds with the finest R&D facilities available.” Stewart McKinlay Vice President of Research & Innovation, Smith & Nephew

Knowledge Transfer
Partnerships (KTPs)

With the help of Government funding and the University’s expertise, a KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) could transform your business.

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Licensing and IP

The University of Hull fosters innovation. Through knowledge transfer, we share the benefits of our world-class facilities and expert academic talent. Our researchers work at the cutting edge. And their ideas have real-world applications in industry - potentially improving products, generating sales and driving growth.

We’re open to collaboration with businesses regionally, nationally or internationally to take our inventions out into industry. We also enter into licence agreements with businesses for technology in our patent portfolio. We’re members of In-Part, and their website lists our available technologies.

To discuss how our expertise can help your business, contact enterprise@hull.ac.uk.

  • Microfluidic QC Chip for ‘Dose-on-Demand’ Clinical PET
  • Superfast Optical Switchable Memory Device
  • Tissue on a Chip