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University of Lancaster

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Lancaster University is one of the UK's top universities.

They are consistently highly ranked in the UK league tables and established as a world player in research and teaching as reflected in their rising global league table position.

The University has an international outlook but also a strong commitment to engage with the regional agenda and works closely with its partners in the Northwest including the Business Growth Hub.

Lancaster has an outstanding reputation for their collaborations with regional business, in particular for the work with small and medium sized enterprises. They currently deliver a diverse range of collaboration programmes from leadership development, management and business process innovation, transformational information and communications technologies solutions, eco innovation, rapid manufacturing, cyber security, quantum technologies, through to academic consultancy, student and graduate placements and access to expert equipment, technologies and facilities.

The University works with over a 1000 Northwest businesses each year across the advanced manufacturing, creative, digital, environmental, energy, finance and professional services, food and drink, biomedical and wider sectors, as well as collaborating with a wider range of public and third sector organisations.