School of Informatics


Expert advice for a range of clients, from government agencies to SMEs and large corporations.

Our expertise is sought after and valued by a range of clients. Our academic staff regularly engage with organisations around the world, providing independent advice and specialist expertise. We offer consultancy services for a diverse client portfolio, including:

  • Government agencies and other organisations seeking expert input and advice.
  • Small and medium-sized companies needing advice on specialist assays or the application of specific techniques.
  • Large technology companies seeking expert advisors on research & development

Our specialist researchers can benefit your business by helping you to:

  • Access the latest research and expertise
  • Increase your competitiveness
  • Develop new ideas, products and processes
  • Exploit new market opportunities

Consultancy is key to the University's drive to transfer knowledge from academia to industry, and is supported by the Consultancy Office at Edinburgh Innovations (EI).