Research and development
Our research is innovative, relevant, highly applicable and easy to access for businesses like yours.
By working closely with our research teams, you can benefit from:
- contract research carried out on a subject defined by you.
- research into the development of new products or services, paid for with innovation vouchers.
- grant-funded collaborative research into areas of joint interest to your business and our researchers.
- the chance to sponsor research students in an area of interest to your company.
Areas of research
The breadth and quality of our research is truly outstanding, covering some 2,000 specialist fields, with 85 per cent of our output independently recognised as being of an international standard.
Research is carried out by our three dedicated research institutes:
- Health and Human Sciences Research Institute (HHSRI)
- Science and Technology Research Institute (STRI)
- Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Research Institute (SSAHRI)