Access our expertise

Access our expertise

This is the place where businesses and world-leading research come together to solve real-world challenges. 

Develop your business with research expertise

Unlock your businesses potential with funded research – together we can innovate, boost productivity, and enter new markets. Explore the range of finance options available to help you work with our academics, graduates and facilities.

Access collaborative funding

Access specialist support for your sector

Developing solutions to industry problems, our sector specialists offer tailored support helping businesses deliver societal impact and translate innovative developments into increased profitability.

With dedicated centres of excellence and industry-focused research facilities, we specialise in: 

We understand the challenges businesses of all sizes face, that's why we work with SMEs to multinationals, such as AstraZeneca, Bosch, and Unilever to deliver tailored solutions.

Join our SME Business network

As a member of the business network, you can enjoy a programme of training, networking and events designed specifically for SME businesses.

Join the Business network

Engage an academic consultant

Academics can bring a whole new level of expertise to your business project. Nottingham University Consultants will connect you with the right consultant for your project, and can handle the contractual, administrative and financial obligations.

Nottingham University Consultants

License our technology

We have extensive experience of working with businesses to help them license innovative technologies developed here at the University of Nottingham.

Our academic and research staff are working to develop new ideas and technologies, many of which have opportunities for commercial applications.

License our technology

Nottingham Technology Ventures

Inventions and innovations that result from University research may be commercialised by out-licensing to industry. Nottingham Technology Ventures Ltd manages the University of Nottingham's portfolio of spin-out companies. 

Go to Nottingham Technology Ventures