The University of Manchester
Research and technology transfer to industry
UMIST VENTURES Ltd was set up in 1988 to attract research sponsorship and investors in new technologies and to license research. This research and technology transfer business is a well developed wealth-creating programme which has led to the creation of new businesses and employment opportunities. All profits made by the company are re-invested in the university. The programme brings the University’s full field of scientific and technical knowledge into widespread use for the benefit of the nation.