Contributing research and innovation

Alliance universities are central to the hope that this country’s recovery will be driven by cutting-edge research and innovation.

Through our focus on applied research, knowledge exchange and innovation, we are working towards ensuring a fairer, greener, healthier, more prosperous, and resilient UK.

Alliance universities are home to some of the most talented, dedicated, and innovative researchers in the country, and many are already working to respond to the immediate and longer-term challenges arising from the COVID-19 outbreak.