Sometimes you need specialist knowledge to help your business thrive, grow and innovate. Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you to work with us, to access our research, expertise, training and facilities. Nexus enables businesses of all sizes and from all sectors to connect with University expertise.

We can help you:

  • solve business challenges through collaborative research or consultancy
  • invest in intellectual property opportunities
  • develop and upskill your workforce
  • bring new ideas and talent to your business through our staff and students

If you are not sure where to direct your enquiry, please email our Nexus team on The Nexus team will take time to understand your requirements and talk to you about your options.

Access our research facilities

You can access our specialist research facilities. They range from laboratories and clinical facilities to galleries and performance spaces.


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