How we work with industry

From innovating new products to transforming service development, at the University of Birmingham we are forging collaborative partnerships with industry that are driving real change for society, the environment and business. Contact our Business Engagement and Research Impact team to explore how we can help you.

Stories of success in business engagement

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A regional catalyst for health and life sciences innovation

Working in partnership with Bruntwood SciTech, Birmingham Health Partners and GBS LEP, the Birmingham Health Innovation Campus will bring new commercial power to the region to accelerate life sciences research, taking innovative new healthcare treatments and technologies from early development to real life application.

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Our partnership with Rolls-Royce won the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2023

We have collaborated with Rolls-Royce since 1989 - a relationship that has produced high-quality research, over 100 doctoral students and made vital contributions to UK manufacturing infrastructure and capability. 

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Bridging the digital skills gap and driving innovation in the West Midlands

Led in collaboration by the University of Birmingham, PwC and Tech She Can, the Birmingham Digital Futures (BDF) Innovation District aims to create a world-class digital skills ecosystem, empowering individuals, businesses, and the local community to thrive in the digital economy. 

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Unlocking our regions digital talent with the Birmingham Digital Futures (BDF) Innovation District
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Creating the world's smartest campus with Siemens

We are enhancing our campuses in Edgbaston and Dubai, introducing new technologies to reduce our carbon emissions and inform teaching, research and innovation activities. 

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Powering clean energy and growth in the heart of Birmingham

Tysley Energy Park is working with the University of Birmingham and partners from across the region to transform emerging technologies into commercially viable energy systems that will contribute to Birmingham’s commitments to reduce CO2 emissions by 2030.

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