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Business

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.

  • 3000 Over 3000 successful partnerships
  • Top Ranked top 10 for interactions with SMEs by government
  • £18m 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.

Download our new brochure: Partnerships for Success - Science and Technology Business Partnerships with Lancaster University

Business Services

Business Services

Science and Technology at Lancaster University offers a wide range of services for businesses.

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Business Projects

Business Projects

Science and Technology at Lancaster University offers a wide range of projects and programmes for businesses.

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Internships

Internships

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.

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Forming Partnerships

Forming Partnerships

Across the themes we form collaborative partnerships around these 5 key areas:

Our Themes

Our Themes

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
  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Health and Human Development
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Quantum Technology
  • Security

Contact Us

Sarah Mills

Sarah Mills
Operations Manager
Room C29, LEC III

+44 (0)1524 510421
sarah.mills@lancaster.ac.uk