A bespoke consultancy carried out by University staff can help solve practical challenges in your business.
With over 3,000 academic experts undertaking research in a wide range of disciplines, the University of Edinburgh can offer access to skills, knowledge, expertise and cutting edge facilities that are costly to bring in-house. The University’s academic expertise is sourced and valued by organisations around the world ranging from small and medium size companies to multinational organisations, governments and international development agencies. These world-class academic consultants can provide a short-term, flexible, high-value resource to help solve the intellectual and practical challenges posed by industry and government.
University Consultancy has an excellent track record of working with organisations to find cost effective solutions to the challenges companies face. Our experienced team work closely with companies to understand the individual requirements and then identify the best academic expert or facility in the University to deliver the project needs.
Companies may choose to use the consultancy services on a one off basis or as part of a longer term project to increase their competitiveness. The service is designed to be flexible and wide ranging enabling companies to exploit new market opportunities to their advantage. From consultancy based on advice and opinion or assistance with laboratory based testing and analysis, strategic planning or proof-of-principle testing of new and emerging technologies, whatever the individual company requirements, we will identify the academic expertise which best fits the project.