Research and Innovation

Providing comprehensive support throughout the research and innovation lifecycle.

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From first ideas through to commercialisation and industry partnerships, Research & Innovation provides guidance and expert advice to support the delivery of the University’s research and knowledge exchange strategies, and achievement of its RKE ambitions. 

We manage the research and knowledge exchange (RKE) portfolio (approximately £900 million in active research, training and KE grants) in collaboration with the academic community, and deliver against institutional and external key performance indicators in order to ensure the university’s compliance with major funders and government agencies.

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RKE Development

Major and strategic research development and strategic relationships with funders

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Research Operations

The management and administration of research projects throughout the research project lifecycle


IP and Commercialisation

Support with the identification, protection and commercial exploitation of University Intellectual Property

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RKE Strategic Management & Performance

Improving performance through strategic delivery planning and data/performance analytics

Engaging with external organisations

Business engagement

Engage with businesses to deliver knowledge exchange

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Researcher Academy

Support, training and expertise for our research community

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R&I hub for researchers and staff

Access comprehensive support throughout the lifecycle of your research and innovation project


Research and Innovation

Get in touch:

Jubilee Conference Centre
Jubilee Campus
Triumph Road
Nottingham, NG8 1DH