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Invest in UK University R&D

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Creative & Digital Prospectus
Invest in a partnership with universities in the Midlands

Through pioneering co-location, joint research and technology demonstrators, universities in the Midlands are redefining how academia works in partnership with industry.

From Warwick to Nottingham, Birmingham to Lincoln, universities in the Midlands are world-renowned for their strengths in science, research and innovation across five key sectors: Agritech, Creative & Digital, Health & Life Sciences, Transport Technology, and Zero Carbon Energy.

Produced in partnership with the UK Government and GREAT Campaign, these five sector prospectuses build upon the region’s Science and Innovation Audit to introduce the breadth and depth of innovation opportunity for businesses and funds seeking to invest in a partnership with a university in the Midlands.

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They highlight the enormous complimentary strengths that come from working with our region’s institutions, who have forged a genuine innovation super cluster in these five sectors across innovation, talent and R&D facilities. Our collaboration and connections can become your competitive advantage.

The prospectuses articulate these sectoral strengths, showcase the internationally distinctive R&D equipment and facilities that universities in the Midlands host, map out key capabilities and facilities and identifying key stakeholders.

Together this provides a distinctive offer to investors across the world looking to forge the future through an R&D partnership in the Midlands.

Campaign launch at UKREiiF 2024

Investment Reception – Lisa Smith
Investment Reception – Prof Julia Sutcliffe
Investment Reception – Sir John Peace

Campaign social assets

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Universities and Agritech in the Midlands
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Health & Life Sciences

Universities and Health & Life Sciences in the Midlands
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Transport Technology

Universities and Transport Technology in the Midlands
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Creative and Digital

Universities and the creative and digital industries in the Midlands
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Zero Carbon Energy

Universities and Zero Carbon Energy in the Midlands
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