Working with our researchers

Our universities are the leading institutions in the UK for research and innovation and have extensive experience of working with businesses to translate world-class research into improved products and services. Our partners include global corporations, small and medium sized companies, and public and third sector organisations.

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Through Russell Group universities you can link up with the latest research and engage with world-leading experts and teams of experts to tackle the challenges facing your business. You can also access the state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment hosted by our institutions. 

Russell Group universities also have a strong tradition of bringing innovations to market through the creation of high-tech spin-out companies - in 2014/15, they accounted for 68% of the IP income generated by UK universities and had nearly 500 spin-out companies that have been active for at least three years.

Organisations can work with our universities in a whole host of ways from commissioning individual pieces of research or sponsoring postgraduate students to large-scale collaborative partnerships over many projects and many years. Our universities are adaptable to your business needs and are always keen to find new partners to work with.

You can find more information about each of our members on their websites - see the Useful links section to the right (or More on mobile devices).