The Northern Triangle Initiative (NTI)

Lead higher education institution (HEI): University of Manchester
HEI partners: University of Leeds and University of Sheffield

The Universities of Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield – have jointly established the Northern Triangle Initiative (NTI), to help take novel research to market and develop ideas based on innovations including areas such as advanced materials, medical technologies and computer science.

This project supports the growth and development of a significantly enhanced, shared intellectual property pipeline. The collaboration intends to set up a unique regionally focussed finance vehicle; seeking to raise £350 million in private finance to support university commercialisation; and strengthen the entrepreneurial eco-system of the North of England.