Working with business

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Who we work with?

The University works with organisations of all sizes, including local SMEs, multinational corporations, as well as those in the public and voluntary sectors.

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M&S partnership three years on

Find out how the University’s partnership with Marks & Spencer has delivered impactful research, driven our student employability and offered unique opportunities.

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Medical technologies, IKC

New support for medical innovation in Yorkshire’s universities

The University of Leeds has secured a £2.25 million investment to support the commercialisation of medical technologies developed by five universities in the Leeds City Region.

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Medical technology centre

Boost for UK medical technology innovation

The University of Leeds Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) has won £3 million to continue bringing the best of the UK’s medical technology research to patients.

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Younger and more active patients now need hip replacements, and are demanding better-performing artificial joints. This work will lead to a ten-fold improvement in wear performance.

Professor John FisherSchool of Mechanical Engineering