Biological Sciences


We offer services to business and industry that facilitate engagement with the forefront of life sciences research. Our 120 active research groups, state-of-the-art laboratories and world-leading analytical facilities can support your R&D aims.

We have extensive experience of working with industry and can collaborate in a variety of ways from the provision of specialist reagents to developing and running multi-party research programmes.

Please direct any enquiries about commercialisation and partnering opportunities to Emma Elliott, Business Development Manager, Edinburgh Innovations

Emma Elliott

Sponsored research

We work with commercial partners ranging in scale from SMEs to multinationals.


Our expertise is sought after and valued by a range of clients.

Commercial research services

We are exceptionally well-equipped with the latest technologies to enable our researchers to stay at the forefront of their fields.


Innovative tools and technologies available for commercial development.

Business Development Team

The School's Business Development Team, based within Edinburgh Innovations, are the first point of contact for any questions or support related to industry interactions and collaborations.

Students and industry

There are a number of ways to engage our students with industry.