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. 

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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