We engage in innovation activities to:

  1. Help our students and staff create a positive impact on society from the outputs of our research
  2. Create income for the University so we can fund new research
  3. Support regional growth and investment in R&D


Discover how our innovators and business partners are helping us battle back against Covid-19 by making safer PPE, deploying faster cheaper portable testkits, creating online ethical recruitment software and delivering health interventions into our communities. 

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Our researchers can help your business create its next amazing product

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Student Enterprise

The University of Surrey’s Student Enterprise programme offers practical business support to entrepreneurial students from all disciplines who aspire to run their own business, create a social enterprise and develop enterprise skills for within their careers.

We equip them with the training, mentoring, office space and funding opportunities needed to get their idea up and running.

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