We have partners across The University of Sheffield and the city region who can help you grow and develop your networks and ideas.

The University of Sheffield Science, Healthcare and Engineering Gateways have a unique understanding of our researchers. They are our mechanism to partner industry with research. USE work with students from developing entrepreneurial skills through to supporting student start ups. They also run a Pre-Start Programme to help develop an idea through to business.


The Business and Innovation Network is an annual conference held across the world which gives the opportunity for academia, industry, investors and public sector to come together to innovate. It is a chance to develop new partnerships through networking as well as action tanks, master classes, short course and training.
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Sheffield Science Gateway

The Sheffield Science Gateway unites academic experts from the University of Sheffield faculty of Science with colleagues from the public and private sectors and develop new products, processes and services.
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Our research makes an impact on the wider world as well as benefiting the UK economy and its social, political and cultural life. The quality, breadth and volume of our research activity is demonstrated by the fact that research carried out by 93% of the University’s academic staff submitted is internationally recognised and in many cases world-leading.
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Research Exchange for The Social Sciences

The Research Exchange is the Knowledge Exchange Gateway for the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Social Sciences. Our approach is to lead an individual dialogue with organisations seeking new ways of addressing the public, economic, welfare and development problems they face. We create forums where the future can be debated openly and purposefully, helping partners to design their way forward.

Sheffield Healthcare Gateway

The Sheffield Healthcare Gateway team provides a responsive service, tailored to meet your innovation needs on a case-by-case basis. They can match you up with the expertise, services and facilities which best suit your requirements, combining academic rigour, credibility and quality with an understanding of the business environment.
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Sheffield Engineering Gateway

This is an Engineering faculty-wide initiative aimed at applying existing departmental knowledge transfer expertise to companies across the engineering sector as a whole.

The overall aim is to form long-term partnerships with companies, supporting their needs both for the recruitment of good students and easy access to all areas of research and innovation activity.
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Creative Sheffield

Whether you are a business considering Sheffield as a location, a new company or a local company looking to expand, Creative Sheffield is here to help you.
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University of Sheffield Enterprise

Even if you’re not planning on setting up your own business, getting involved in enterprising activities is a great way to boost your CV, gain new skills and meet new people. These are skills that can be transferred to your studies, your future employment and your daily life.

And if you do want to work for yourself, come and talk to us. Starting your own business isn’t as scary as you might think, especially when you’ve got support.
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We break down barriers between people and disciplines, with the result that we have scientists, engineers, social scientists, clinicians, and arts and humanities specialists, engaged in collaborative projects, pooling their talents and expertise to find novel solutions to complex and seemingly intractable real-world problems. This is a source of huge strength within the University and what makes us different.
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TUoS Shared Equipment Catalogue

Equipment owned by The University of Sheffield.
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