Working with business and industry
We work with a variety of partners and in a number of ways to support business goals.
Our Business Development Team also helps academics form and sustain industry-academic partnerships for innovation and collaborative research and development funding.
For larger multi-disciplinary programmes, such as the Industry Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), for example, we work in cooperation with Edinburgh Innovations for wider access to University expertise, facilities and resources.
|Our most common models of collaboration include:||We are broadly working across the following key themes:|
|Government-funded collaborative R&D programmes||Space and satellites|
|Consultancy||Digital health and the environment|
|Studentships||Supporting the net-zero transition|
|Knowledge transfer partnerships|
|Commercialisation, licensing and company spin-out|
Contact the Business Development Team
To find out more about working with us, please get in touch.
PhD training, research and access to talent
Helping businesses gain access to research talent and capacity
Space and satellites innovation programme
The University of Edinburgh is a Space University, with researchers and staff working in an extraordinary range of space-related activities.
The University and networks
We work closely with key stakeholder across the University, to ensure cross-sectoral collaboration and sharing of knowledge and resources.
Read about some of our projects, where we benefit society and the economy by helping researchers, students and industry drive innovation.
Our research facilities
Many of our world-class facilities are available for commercial use or on a consultancy basis.
If you are interested in using our world-class facilities, please view our research and facilities information.