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Success stories – videos

Working with industry offers an opportunity to apply your research to real-world problems and make a valuable impact on the economy and society.

Industry engagement video case studies

 

1. Colin Pulham, Head of the School of Chemistry, discusses his research interests and the collaboration with Sunamp.

He also talks about the benefits of engaging with industry from the School's and researchers' perspective. 

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Colin Pulham Head of School of Chemistry
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Colin Pulham Head of School of Chemistry

 

2.  Dr Louise Horsfall, Senior lecturer in Biotechnology at the School of Biological Sciences, discusses how engaging with industry helped her to work on real-world problems, not just samples in the lab. She talks about her work with micro- and medium-sized companies and how Edinburgh Innovations supported her throughout this process.

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Dr Louise Horsfall
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Dr Louise Horsfall

 

3. Dr Maurizio Tomasella from the Business School at the University of Edinburgh discusses his involvement with airports, airlines and air traffic controllers around the UK and Europe as well as construction companies, collaborating with them on various projects. He discusses the value that industry collaborations bring to his research.

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Dr Maurizio Tomasella
Edinburgh Innovations - building partnerships Dr Maurizio Tomasella

 

4.  Dr Tiffany Wood of the Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership and Edinburgh Innovations worked together to deliver results for industry partners. According to Dr Wood, the great benefit of working with industry is that researchers can gain insights into problems that really matter,  very valuable when writing research proposals.

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Dr Tiffany Wood
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Dr Tiffany Wood

 

5. Dr Goncalo Dos Reis from the School of Mathematics discusses why he started working with the banking industry and how his work impacts the whole sector. He also talks about the value of working with Edinburgh Innovations. 

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Goncalo Dos Reis
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Goncalo Dos Reis

 

6. Professor Antonella Sorace from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences discusses "Bilingualism Matters"  and the help provided by Edinburgh Innovations to her international projects.

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Professor Antonella Sorace
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Professor Antonella Sorace

 

7. Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones, an organic chemist at the University of Edinburgh, discusses his collaboration with TGK Scientific and how Edinburgh Innovations guided his project from the very beginning, helping him understand IP and patenting requirements.  

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones

 

8. Senior Lecturer David Cabrelli from the University of Edinburgh Law School discusses his recent consultancy projects, the insights gained from the collaboration with industry and the assistance provided by Edinburgh Innovations. 

 

Video: Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Senior Lecturer David Cabrelli
Edinburgh Innovations building partnerships: Senior Lecturer David Cabrelli

 

Get in touch 

To discuss your research projects, consultancy and funding opportunities, or to find out how we can help you engage with industry partners, contact our Business Development Team.