Innovation & Enterprise

your business         & innovation gateway

Accessing Expertise

If you are a business, charity or public sector organisation you can benefit from our world-class expertise.

To help you enhance or develop products, services, systems or people, our team matches each project with the most relevant resources from within the University. Whether you need a diverse research team, expert consultancy, bespoke training for your workforce or access to specialist equipment or laboratory facilities we can help.

We also offer advice on, and access to, business funding and opportunities for collaborative research, government funding schemes and student placements.

Finding the right advice and expertise

Our subject experts are leaders in their field having real-world experience of delivering innovative solutions to help you to achieve a wide range of business objectives such as:

  • Increasing productivity
  • Growing sales
  • Reducing costs
  • Developing new products and services

Our consultancy services range from setting up specialist equipment for a day to developing a completely new approach to practice: from materials analysis and product development to testing, feasibility and review studies.

With over 40 research centres and units, we are helping companies of all sizes to keep pace with changing technical and organisational demands, and develop competitive advantages. Our team works with you, and in line with your business needs, to develop innovative research project ideas and engage with university resources. 

Success Stories



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Last Updated: 27/11/2018