Sponsoring the Disruptor of the Year
The University of Suffolk is a transformational university absorbing the best of university traditions and aligning them to a 21st century audience, relevant to a modern world of employment and entrepreneurship. They are dedicated to championing innovation in everything they do, from how they teach, to their research and enterprise activities and the impact they have on the wider and local community.
University of Suffolk’s lecturers, students and the business community, collaborate on innovative projects forging strong alliances to make things happen. They specialise in high-impact research, creating opportunities to accelerate innovations to the marketplace and train the skilled workforce needed to achieve this. Its strong networks with organisations and institutions enhance the skills of its graduates to provide invaluable experience for their chosen careers. Learning and teaching across its Schools is innovative and high quality, stimulated by student engagement and informed by research and scholarly activity.
To support their objectives, they are committed to continually developing their facilities. In the spring of 2020, The Hold opened on campus housing Suffolk Archives and representing a partnership with Suffolk County Council. They also launched the DigiTech Centre at Adastral Park in partnership with BT, providing training in cutting-edge information and communication technology. Another exciting emerging initiative is the Integrated Care Academy (ICA), a unique alliance with the NHS and Suffolk County Council, the ICA will become an exemplar in integrated care making the University a key player in developments and innovations in the sector.