Science and Technology at Lancaster University is a community of approximately 2,500 students, 600 staff and 340 PhD students. We work in partnership with businesses and other science and technology users so that our research and teaching makes a demonstrable difference to the economy and society.
- Over 3000 successful partnerships
- Ranked top 10 for interactions with SMEs by government
- Over £18m worth of activity with businesses
Our partners range from small and medium enterprises, voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, public sector institutes such as the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the NHS, UK Government to global companies like Microsoft, BT Labs, Shell, Unilever, and Toshiba.
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Science and Technology at Lancaster University offers a wide range of services for businesses.Learn more
Science and Technology at Lancaster University offers a wide range of projects and programmes for businesses.Learn more
The Science and Technology Internship Programme provides access to the significant skills and knowledge of Lancaster University students in the areas of Chemistry, Engineering, Maths and Statistics, Physics, Computing and Communications, Environment, Natural Sciences and Psychology.Learn more
Across the themes we form collaborative partnerships around these 5 key areas:
Our 2011-2015 theme-based strategy is led by Head of Business Partnerships and Enterprise, Dr Mark Rushforth. Our enterprise activities are organised across eight key interdisciplinary themes which build on disciplinary excellence and provide natural points of collaboration:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Health and Human Development
- Information and Communication Technology
- Quantum Technology