LU is Open for Business

Whether a business, public sector body or community organisation, Lancaster University has the expertise, the facilities and the commitment to help shape and achieve your objectives. Creating win-win relationships at the local, regional, national and global levels is our goal. Talk to us - we speak your language.

11,000

Over 11,000 successful partnerships.


Lancaster University works with a number of public sector organisations including the NHS, the Environment Agency, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, local authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships, police authorities and GCHQ.


Lancaster University works with a range of community not-for-profit organisations to equip them with the skills or knowledge required to make a positive impact of society and people’s lives.

Research & Enterprise Services

Research & Enterprise Services (RES) is Lancaster’s professional services department helping generation of income through research projects and research-related commercial activities.

This includes opportunities for businesses to engage with research and consultancy projects, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, degree apprenticeships and the very best of our students.

Contact Us

If you have a clearly defined project already, you can register interest online in minutes and one of our team will contact you.

If you have an idea or challenge you want to talk through or need us to help scope the project for, or want to find out more about our other activities, please contact:

Mark Bowen
Business Gateway Manager

Tel: +44 (0)1524 510877
Email: m.bowen1@lancaster.ac.uk