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Life Science, Food and Drink

We offer partners our expertise, cutting-edge facilities and technology in the fields of medical technologies, biosciences, nanotechnology, forensic science, food and drink, and sport science.

Our partners

Our current life science, food and drink strategic partners are:

  • BioCity - BioCity is an ambitious business incubator supporting the growth of ambitious life-science businesses. A private limited company, BioCity was found by NTU and the University of Nottingham.
  • Twycross Zoo - Twycross Zoo is a registered charity which exists to support conservation, education, and research.

Read more about our strategic partners.

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Research and innovation

NTU offers additional expertise in the field of food legislation and labelling and attracts partners from across the UK. These include companies such as 2 Sisters Food Group, Greencore, Nestlé and Unilever.

Biomedical Facilities

Cutting-edge facilities

Cutting-edge scientific facilities available to partner organisations include a high-spec science lab that supports chemistry and bioscience teaching and research, and the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Facility.

As one of the founding organisations, NTU works closely with BioCity and MediCity, which provide incubator support and laboratory space for companies to develop their business, product and research.

For more information about NTU's life sciences or food and drink strategic partners, please get in touch by calling +44 (0)115 848 2837 or emailing