Welcome to Newcastle University's MRC-funded Proximity to Discovery programme. We organise events aimed at increasing understanding at the interface between academia and industry, and support activities in this space. We have organised showcase activities in London and Singapore, theme days, facilitated incoming and outgoing placements, and funded projects. We currently have an open call for Proximity to Discovery Reactive Funds, and are organising a seminars and training under the NU Innovates banner.
In the news
Patients with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes will benefit from an international research project aimed at understanding the key reasons behind the devastating disease.
Prostate cancer patients have been offered hope after scientists at Newcastle University have identified a new group of molecules that could be targeted to slow tumour growth.
David Graham, Professor of Ecosystems Engineering at Newcastle University, is helping to shape US health policy around antibiotic resistance.