Researchers within the School of Engineering and Physical sciences at Heriot-Watt University are constantly striving to meet the needs of industry with the aim of sharing our research knowledge and expertise to benefit the wider economy. By collaborating with us your company can benefit from the Departments extensive research expertise and facilities.

Interaction with the School can take many forms, including:  joint industry partnerships, strategic alliances, knowledge transfer partnerships, continuing professional development, new company support, licensing, consultancy and student placements.

There are numerous sources of funding available to help facilitate research and development projects and our business development staff are able to assist you in finding the right funding to meet your needs.

The School has a wide range of facilities that are available to industry. We can work with you to provide access to the most appropriate facilities and specialist technical staff.

The School has also created a number of spin-out companies to deliver commercial products and services developed by University employees.

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