Our expertise

You'll find some of the brightest academic minds, talented students and postgraduates all under one roof at the University of Hertfordshire – and we are ready to work with your business.

We have a wide range of tailored services designed to help you get measurable results for your business or organisation, whether you need to carry out research into new products or tackle a strategic issue.

Big Data

Academic experts at the University work collaboratively with industry professionals to explore the benefits of big data initiatives, demonstrating how large and complex data can identify issues and opportunities for storing, transferring, visualising and backing up information.

Cyber Security

We have our own Cyber Security Centre which houses our expertise in the technology and management of cyber security and cyber crime. Based within the School of Computer Science, the Centre undertakes research, teaching and training in areas including cyber security and early warning systems; threat assessment and measurement, digital forensics and e-discovery of information, vulnerability assessment and control, and offensive and defensive cyber operations.


As a campus university, surrounded by multiple road, rail and air transport links, our location and history are key to our sector-leading expertise in transport systems, sustainable transport and smart mobility. Our Smart Mobility Research Unit brings together experts from across its academic schools to work with local authorities, public transport operators and local businesses to plan smart and integrated transport that connects communities.

Clean Growth

From creating early warning systems for crop diseases to harnessing the most powerful lidar system in Europe, we are developing technologies that will help protect our environment while powering our future economy.


Our university has a longstanding reputation in pharmacology expertise, both in teaching, research and collaboration with industry. Our science building provides state-of-the-art teaching laboratories for biosciences including a dedicated pharmacology teaching laboratory. Our research laboratories provide facilities for our research work in a range of areas including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and stem cells.

Hertfordshire Science Partnership

The Hertfordshire Science Partnership (HSP) is an innovative collaboration between the University of Hertfordshire and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership. It leverages the state-of-the-art facilities and academic expertise at the University to boost the dynamic agri-technology and life sciences sector in Hertfordshire.