Research Hotel and Science Concierge Service

The Research Hotel and Science Concierge Service provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with access to the University of Hertfordshire’s world class facilities and expertise. Companies are able to hire facilities at the University or commission the University to undertake short-term research and development projects through our dedicated research and innovation fellows.

Benefits of the services

  • Use of world-class laboratory facilities and equipment
  • Enhanced research and development service delivered by experience research staff
  • Collaborative environments for early stage or pre-spin out companies to co-develop novel technologies

What we offer

We are able to offer SMEs dedicated lab space and equipment in the following fields or please get in touch to talk about your specific needs:

  • Dermal trans-dermal formulation science
  • Detection Sciences
  • Inhalation technology
  • Material Science and physical characterisation
  • Micro-biology
  • Pharmaceutical and chemical analysis
  • Pharmacology and biological sciences
  • Plant pathology
  • Toxicology and tissue culture
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

400 and 600MHz instruments for determination of molecular structure and dynamic processes.

Waters QDa Mass Detector

Aquity UPLC with single quadrupole mass detector for higher confidence identities.

Fluorescent Microscope

Cell imaging system using epifluorescence and transmitted light.

Varian ICP-OES

Emission spectroscopy for detection of chemical elements.

Eppendorf Mastercycler

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine.

Guava EasyCyte

Benchtop flow cytometer.

Raman Microscope

Detailed chemical images.

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