We collaborate with many academic, non-profit, government and commercial organisations, including universities and colleges across the UK. We’re always keen to work with new organisations – contact us to discuss how we can work together.

Our host institution

The University of Manchester

We are a Centre of Excellence at The University of Manchester – Britain’s largest single-site university.  We work with departments across the University to develop tools and applications to improve the student experience.

Our collaborative projects include:

Our main partners, collaborators and sponsors


Jisc is a registered charity and champions the use of digital technologies in UK education and research.  We work with Jisc to develop trusted services and to investigate new ways of approaching challenges in the digital information world through exploratory innovation projects.

Our Jisc-funded projects and services include:


The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds research and training in social and economic issues.

We work with the ESRC to develop services such as the UK Data Service, which help researchers locate rich primary data.

Our ESRC projects and services include:

  • UK Data Service (our Census Dissemination Unit and ESDS International services are now fully integrated into the UK Data Service).

British Library

Mimas has worked collaboratively with the British Library for over 10 years, developing services, such as the global search and alert service, Zetoc and Europe PubMed Central.  We continue to collaborate with the British Library on research and development projects.

Our British Library projects and services include:

Other national and international collaborators

Academic, inter-governmental and non-profit organisations

Commercial organisations