Our industrial partners come from a range of different sectors, all of which face data intensive challenges. Our original application was made with 12 partners and more have joined since the CDT was awarded.

The partners working with the Durham CDT in Data Intensive Science are:

AHL is a member of Man Group PLC and has been a pioneer in systematic trading for over 30 years. AHL is a group of over 50 software technologists with varied backgrounds including computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering and classics.

Atom  the UK’s first bank built exclusively for your smartphone or tablet, launched way back in 2016 and is based in Durham. Atom Bank is recognised as one of the fastest growing banking start-ups in Europe.

Barclays is a British multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in London. Barclays Quantitative Analytics uses cutting-edge technology to solve complex problems. It harnesses advanced mathematical and programming skills.

The Centre for Process Innovation is a UK based technology innovation centre and the process arm of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult based at Netpark.  Established to support the UK process manufacturing industry, CPI collaborates with universities, SMEs and large corporates to help overcome innovation challenges and develop next generation products and processes.

IBEX Innovations Limited (IBEX), located at NETPark, offers an innovative X‑ray detector technology capable of generating high sensitivity materials information from standard X-ray detectors. The IBEX technology has developed rapidly from an initial concept to fully engineered solutions, and the company is now seeing increasing commercial adoption in security, food inspection and medical markets.
IBEX is working with the Mathematics Department at Durham University on development of the core technology and maintains close links with both the Newcastle‑upon‑Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust and the South Tees NHS Trust to validate medical imaging applications of the IBEX technology.

IBM is a global cloud platform and cognitive solutions company, which has continually evolved over the past century to remain at the forefront of technological innovation. Durham University has strategic partnership with IBM.

INSPIRE combines the successful SPIRES database content, curated at DESYFermilab and SLAC, with the Invenio digital library technology developed at CERN. INSPIRE is run by a collaboration of CERN, DESY, Fermilab, IHEP, and SLAC, and interacts closely with HEP publishers, arXiv.orgNASA-ADSPDGHEPDATA and other information resources.  It is the central database for particle physics, including practically all publications relevant for the field, details of research institutions and researchers, information on conferences, open positions, past and ongoing experiments etc..

Kromek  is a leading developer of radiation detection solutions based on high performance sensor materials, primarily cadmium zinc telluride (CZT), for applications within the medical, nuclear and security screening markets. Kromek, formerly Durham Scientific Crystals, was incorporated in April 2003 to commercialise technology which had been developed in the Physics Department of Durham University over a period of some 20 years.

The Materials Processing Institute is a Research and Innovation Centre serving organisations which work with materials, materials processing or energy sited in Teesside. MPI specialises in challenging processes, particularly those involving high temperatures, hostile environments and high specification materials.

Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) is one of ten regulated Water and Sewerage Companies in England and Wales, operating in the north east of England. NWL supplies water and sewerage services to just under 4.4 million people. Water is supplied to 794,000 properties in Essex & Suffolk, with water and sewerage services provided to 1.3 million properties in the North. NWL employs just under 3,000 people.

Procter & Gamble is one of the world’s largest consumer packaged goods companies, and has enjoyed a partnership with Durham University since 2009.

Stanley Black and Decker, a leading global diversified industrial, is a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial tools and household hardware and provider of security products and locks.




The partners who appeared in our original proposal