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600 MHz spectrometer and Hypersense Dynamic Nuclear polariser, housed in the Centre for Magnetic Resonance at the Department of Chemistry


The University of York has a strong tradition of working in partnership with business to deliver growth.

Using a range of different types of funding we develop effective partnerships that help businesses and other organisations access our research, facilities and expertise to address business challenges.

We can support organisations in carrying out collaborative research. We can also assist in finding external funding sources for work in partnership with the university.

Potential funding sources include:

  • UKRI
    UKRI funds businesses to develop innovative products, processes or services. You can also access expertise and specialist equipment to develop prototypes and products.
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
    Funding available for 12 to 36 months for company-based research projects
  • Innovate UK
    Funding available for company-led research projects

Business Support and funding 

Support and funding for the business community in our local regions.

Current University-held funding projects

  • Product and process development funding (PAPI)
  • Specialist Skills Support Programme

It is important to the Business Development Team that you understand how we handle the personal information that is collected though the different modes of communication, specifically when processing your requests and sending you information which you have requested. In our privacy notice (last updated on 4 December 2018) we set out ways in which the Business Development Team at the University of York gathers, uses, stores and shares your business data. It also sets out how long we keep your data and what rights you have in relation to your data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).