Knowledge exchange is at the heart of our strategic plan
We are a Northern Powerhouse partner, working alongside others to strengthen the North West economy. Entrepreneurship is embedded in our curricula. We carry out world-leading research that has local and global impact, leading to commercial opportunities where appropriate. We value partnerships with external stakeholders, collaborating on opportunities arising in the public and private sectors. We provide workforce skills through our Degree Apprenticeship and continuing professional development (CPD) provision, and we offer expert consultancy and a range of services to help business to grow.
Our strong achievements in the Government's Knowledge Exchange Framework, highlight the diverse ways in which we share our knowledge, expertise and skills with stakeholders.
What is the Knowledge Exchange Framework?
Knowledge Exchange Concordat (KEC)
The University has signed up to the Knowledge Exchange Concordat (KEC) which demonstrates our commitment to growth and improved knowledge exchange. It supports the partnership working with external businesses and organisations that are integral to success.
We believe in establishing collaborative partnerships. What sets us apart is our strong reputation for applied business research, entrepreneurship, innovation and bringing academic excellence to life to help give you that competitive edge.
We have a growing and vibrant community of innovative academics who nurture our postgraduate students and early-career researchers, producing high quality international and world-leading research that addresses today’s challenges.
We host a wide variety of events open to the public. These include performances and exhibitions, alumni, sport and outdoor events, public lectures, festivals, events at the Harris Museum and more…