The University of Bristol is a public educational institution located in Bristol, United Kingdom. It was founded on January 1, 1909, by Joe Walder, and has its headquarters in Bristol. The university is involved in various industries, including education, higher education, and as a university.
As an accredited organization, the University of Bristol has affiliations with the Russell Group, Coimbra Group, Universities UK, European University Association, and Association of Commonwealth Universities. It has been granted 16 patents and employs the motto "Vim promovet insitam".
The university has a range of subsidiaries, including the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, University of Bristol Dental Hospital, University of Bristol Union, University of Bristol Enterprise Fund, University of Bristol Society of Change Ringers, University of Bristol Botanic Garden, Leap Motion, and Itaconix.
Additionally, the University of Bristol is the founder of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory and has spun out several companies, such as Imophoron, Arkenlight, PhaseCraft, Zeetta Networks Limited, KETS Quantum Security, and XMOS.