Business partnerships


Shanghai at night

Our relationship with China is helping businesses from both countries to expand into new markets, generate efficiencies and develop new revenue streams.

We are also playing a lead role to continue Sheffield’s development as a major gateway for Chinese businesses to enter UK markets and as a hub for UK businesses to explore expansion opportunities in China.


我们正在领导谢菲尔德发展成为中国企业进入英国的主要通道, 成为希望将业务扩展到中国的英国企业的中心。

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Automatic robot arm with imaging sensor in assembly line working in factoryUniversity's AMRC exports the fourth industrial revolution to Asia

A partnership between the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and one of the most dynamic manufacturing regions in South Korea was praised by the UK government for its innovation.

Beijing skyline and High Speed TrainVice-Chancellor builds bridges between Sheffield and China

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield Professor Sir Keith Burnett visited Beijing and Xi'an as part of the University’s efforts to cement academic and industrial collaborations in China.

Sheffield's Confucius Institute won a Horasis China Business Award.University of Sheffield’s Confucius Institute honoured for China collaboration at Horasis awards

The Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield has been honoured for its commitment to strengthening links between Sheffield and China at the inaugural Sheffield City Region Horasis China Business Awards.


apprenticeUniversity of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor launches Education 4.0

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield Sir Keith Burnett unveiled what he believes will be a revolutionary concept in higher education, research and teaching with industry at a Conference of Global Innovators in China’s high-tech city, Shenzhen.


VC-in-BeijingBuilding Bridges with China

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, has been in Beijing recently looking at ways to develop our UK-China partnerships, progress vital technologies and solve global challenges.

China UK FlagComment: Industrial strategy, Beijing-Style

As China develops an industrial strategy, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, discusses how China and the UK have something to offer one another in an exchange of technologies and markets.

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