Our expertise and passion is helping shape a culturally and economically vibrant city.


We're part of key organisations across the city who work together to make Sheffield an even better place to live, work, study and play.

Innovation runs through the DNA of our city of makers

Vanessa Toulmin comments on Sheffield's creative clusters bid, led by the University of Sheffield and co-produced in partnership with Sheffield Hallam and many leading companies, which was one of only 22 shortlisted.

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Our research is transforming the region

We're working in partnership to drive innovation, productivity and growth across the region. Our Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District will be a centre for UK advanced manufacturing research excellence.

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A university founded for the people

The University of Sheffield belongs to you. It exists today because the people of Sheffield made it happen. In 1904, all the working people of the city donated a penny to help found the University.

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City culture and vibrancy

We're working with leading arts and heritage organisations as part of Sheffield Culture Consortium to highlight the cultural assets of the city through initiatives like Our Favourite Places. We've also commissioned a series of cultural reports exploring the city's music, classical music, digital, art and beer sectors

Our Favourite Places cultural guide> Sheffield Culture Consortium> City report series> LoveSquare>
Classical Music

Shaping the regional economy

We're working in partnership with organisations across the region to drive innovation, productivity and growth. Our translational research centres, led by industry, are bridging the gap between industry needs and academic research in order to boost the region’s economy.

Shaping the Sheffield City Region's economy > Partnering with Siemens > MD Club networking opportunities>
MD Club

Enhancing health and wellbeing

We're working to enhance health and wellbeing in and around Sheffield through the longstanding relationship between Sheffield's medical teaching, the city's hospital trust and other partner organisations

Improving Health (PDF 3.5MB)> Partnering with the NHS> Healthcare collaborations>
Clinical Research


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North vs South Tech Off
North vs South Tech Off
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Off the Shelf 2017 Highlights
Off the Shelf 2017 Highlights
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How we're transforming spaces in Sheffield
How we're transforming spaces in Sheffield
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A snapshot of Sheffield's beer scene
A snapshot of Sheffield's beer scene
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Yellow Arch
Supporting 20 years of Yellow Arch Studios
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Bruce Katz on the rise of innovation districts
Bruce Katz on the rise of innovation districts
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What is the Castlegate Festival?
What is the Castlegate Festival?
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