We can be seen as an ideas factory where some of the brightest people develop innovative solutions to the problems of the modern world.
The UK Government has an expectation for our academic research to be more aligned with industrial requirements, and to generate a return on public investment.
And we agree - research, innovation and entrepreneurship are crucial driving factors for the long-term efficiency, competitiveness and economic growth of the University, the North East and UK.
We work closely with key city and regional partnerships. Initiatives include:
We have strategic partnerships with international organisations delivering teaching and research in a range of subject areas across an extensive network of countries.
Opportunities to use services provided by the University in the wider community include:
The Research and Enterprise Team further supports the interface between the academic community and the business and public sectors.