Unilever|Northumbria Partnership

Timeframe: 2006 – present
Funder: Unilever

Unilever and Northumbria University School of Design enjoy a unique partnership. Through this, Northumbria’s experienced practice-based researchers and students have explored and stretched boundaries at the science|design nexus providing, and supporting, new opportunities for responsible growth. A particular focal point of interaction has been with the MA/MSc Multidisciplinary Innovation programme (MDI) and its academic team. This programme is oriented to create and share knowledge about Responsible Innovation. Over the course of the past 15 years, Unilever colleagues across functions, brands, categories and regions have engaged in numerous projects with the Northumbria team and these projects have delivered impact and benefit across a range of strategic value-frames.