Our areas of focus
Research and innovation
We shape the collaborative landscape in the UK to ensure that businesses leverage and support the research and innovation capabilities of the UK's universities.Learn more
People, skills and talent
We ensure that the UK's universities are delivering the skills that businesses require against a fast changing technological and market landscape.Learn more
We work with national drivers behind the devolution agenda, looking at the different ways localities are choosing to inhabit it, and how that agenda is shaped moving forwards.Learn more
We review and analyse evolving trends in university and business collaboration, monitor progress and showcase examples and achievements.Learn more
We bring our members together to unlock innovation and to harness talent across the UK
NCUB membership offers fantastic opportunities for universities and businesses to interact, expand their networks and develop closer cross-sector working relationships.
How we work
Our strategic, cross-sector network linking universities, business and government provides the platform for our members to engage on areas of opportunity.
We’re their trusted expert, driven by data. We’re innovators, developing our digital portfolio and analytics expertise so partnerships we initiate are more meaningful and insightful. Our relationships with UKRI and government mean we’re a voice of influence and our members’ views are heard.