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Industry and business partnerships

Significant value can be added to businesses of all sizes by working in partnership with the School of Pharmacy. 

Our flexible approach will guarantee a tailored solution that provides access to some of the best facilities and academic expertise in the UK. 

We are continually seeking further opportunities to generate mutually beneficial collaborations.

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About us

Our portfolio of multidisciplinary research is focussed on understanding and developing treatments for some of the most complex and challenging diseases of our time. With our leading role in major initiatives in medicine, biological sciences and nanoscience, the School of Pharmacy has long-standing ties with the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. 

Contact us

The below list of partnership opportunities is not exhaustive. If you are interested in discussing any of the following opportunities or to discuss your collaborative requirements further please contact:

Dr Mark Gilbert
Business Development Officer
+44 (0)115 846 8469


Why Nottingham?

Nottingham is well-connected for local and international collaborations. With excellent transportation links, a skilled workforce, strong supply chain and a sound research and development base, Nottingham is one of the UK’s fastest growing cities.  

Expertise, facilities and techniques

The School of Pharmacy has five Research Divisions housed in state of the art modern facilities. We are interested in applying our expertise and research techniques for the benefit of your business.   

Interface and Surface Analysis Centre

We host the Interface and Surface Analysis Centre (ISAC), an access point for commercial and industrial clients to surface analytical expertise, facilities and problem solving consultancy at the University and its partner, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL).




Our successful track record in transferring technologies to the marketplace has been recognised with The Queen's Award for Enterprise for 'enhancing significantly the development of new medicines'. We can offer:

  • collaborative commercial research
  • sponsorship of students
  • patenting and licensing
  • creating spin-out companies
  • consultancy   


Our academics can offer world-leading expertise through consultancy arrangements covering:

  • advice on research and development strategy
  • drug characterisation
  • biological safety advice
  • roles on Scientific Advisory Boards (SABs)
  • expert witnesses for litigation, patent infringement
  • public policy

Recruiting School of Pharmacy Students

Our graduates are trained for careers in pharmacy and the wider healthcare industry. Contact us to find out about the opportunities in:

  • employing our students in summer placements
  • collaborating in research projects
  • attending our Pre-Reg Roadshow and Careers Fairs
  • sponsoring PhD studentships
  • supporting Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • sponsoring our seminar or other School activities

School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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