Case studies for enterprise and business

Tangible business results

Looking at books in the libraryFrom consultancy, to product development, to researching new technologies, the University of Hertfordshire's business expertise is dynamic and wide-ranging. With us as your partner, you can expect the highest standards – and real results.

Here's a selection of our success stories - showing you how we work with our partners to produce tangible business results:

Success stories

Mulmar celebrates 25 years servicing the coffee industry in collaboration with the Heritage Hub

23 May 2014

Agostino Luggeri, the Managing Director of Mulmar worked with the Heritage Hub at the University of Hertfordshire to produce a video to celebrate the company's 25th anniversary.

Project Manager succeeds in improving skills with NCPM

28 Jan 2014

Martin Keenan is one of several Project Managers for Enfield Homes. Martin wanted to develop his skills into a formal qualification through the NCPM.

15 days to make a shoulder-mounted animatronic light-up robot

17 Jan 2014

The School of Creative Arts was approached by creative agency, Ralph, which had proposed an idea to their client 2k Games for a shoulder-mounted animatronic light-up robot that would answer questions and perform live at Gamescon.

Grow your project skills with the NCPM

15 Jan 2014

Mark Brooms tells us of his experience and journey with the NCPM as he undertook an MSc in Project Management Practice.

Identifying EU market place competition in smelting

17 Dec 2013

Alchemy Metals Limited are a family owned business based in Stevenage, they provide a B2B recycling facility for industrial waste metals.

Partnership enhances the online experience for customers and business needs

16 Dec 2013

Exchange Comms is a St Albans based business that provides complete business communication solutions to small, medium and enterprise companies.

Identifying trends in engineering student employment

13 Dec 2013

The Royal Academy of Engineering is a national academy with a global outlook; it unites the most successful and talented engineers from all sectors to develop and create awareness of engineering.

Testing robust shelters for population displacements

11 Dec 2013

Extremis Technology Ltd design, develop and build transitional shelters for disaster relief and population displacements due to war or adverse weather conditions.

Leading library resources provider works with the university

10 Dec 2013

Our market research service was approached to assist Demco in identifying market changes, behavioural developments and the impacts of reform on procurement and financial patterns.

Wireless lock prototype - Axxium Ltd

06 Dec 2013

Axxium Ltd worked in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire to build a 'smart lock' working prototype for individuals with restricted mobility.

Independent pharmacy group achieves 90% pass-rate for trainee pharmacists

10 Jun 2013

Independent pharmacy buying group, CAMRx, have benefited from pre-registration training designed to improve the competencies of trainee pharmacists. The programme has run for the last 3 years, with over 100 pharmacists trained.

Export Sales Increased by 43%

10 Jun 2013

Access panel manufacturer Howe Green worked with the University of Hertfordshire to create a strategic business model to evaluate and gain entry to international markets.

University Partnership Helps Herbert Retail Ltd

03 Jun 2013

Working to provide retailers with the latest technology and innovation in the fields of weighing, labelling and in store operations, Herbert Retail Ltd accessed the University of Hertfordshire’s expertise through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership. This resulted in a four-fold increase in stock accuracy and a company saving of £350,000 per annum.

University of Hertfordshire research teams work to maximise performance of UK-based athletes

03 Jun 2013

The Performance and Fitness Consultancy (PFC) and the Functional and Performance Nutrition (FPN) research teams at the University of Hertfordshire have carried out 6 years of extensive research to aid athletes in the UK increase their performance potential.

New UV gadget kills 99% of germs on keyboards

03 Jun 2013

A pioneering gadget, which eliminates 99% of germs on computer keyboards, has been tested at the University of Hertfordshire’s Biodet laboratory.

Hydrogen System Proves Future For Clean And Secure Energy

03 Jun 2013

Clean energy for cars is achievable using a zero-carbon hydrogen energy system, which has been designed, manufactured and patented by ITM Power Plc and tested at the University of Hertfordshire.

Biological Standards

03 Jun 2013

Prescription for change

How to equip people with the skills to manage performance is an issue taxing many public sector employers. Find out how our Business School came up with a successful training formula for science professionals at NIBSC.