Skip navigation

Northern Accelerator

Northern Accelerator is a collaboration between four North East universities; Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland; to commercialise research and boost the region’s economy.

The project focuses on four key areas of regional strength – advanced manufacturing, the chemicals and process sector, life sciences and healthcare and digital.

Northern Accelerator was established after receiving £4.9m in government funding – an award from the Connecting Capability Fund, made by Research England and announced by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

The project includes elements of enterprise training for academics, Proof-of-Concept support, a network of entrepreneurs embedded in the earliest stages of spin-out companies and establishment of a North East University Investment Fund (NEUIF) to support research-based spin-out companies in the region into the future.

For more information and to find out how you can be involved, visit the Northern Accelerator website.


Is your business ready to take on tomorrow?
+

#TakeonTomorrow

The world is changing faster than ever before. The future is there to be won by organisations who find ways to turn today’s possibilities into tomorrow’s competitive edge.

Consultancy
+

Consultancy

Northumbria’s consultancy services put our expertise to work tackling the questions or problems you’re facing. We bring an independent and knowledgeable perspective to solve business challenges.

 

Contact Us
+

Lets Take on Tomorrow Together

We can help your business and your people to build new skills, new knowledge and new ways of thinking. Talk to our Business Development team to discover the difference Northumbria University can make.

Latest News and Features

Northumbria has the talent!

A team of marketing students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been crowned winners…

Professor Richard Terry

We are greatly saddened to have to announce the death of our friend and colleague Professor…

More news

Back to top