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.
Over 11,000 successful partnerships.
To view an independent evaluation of the impact of our work with SME Businesses please click: Lancaster ESIF report
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.
Case studies - Knowledge Exchange at Lancaster
How we work alongside local authorities, health sector, businesses, third sector, FE colleges and our communities to develop research, education and engagement projects.Read case studies
Leaders in business support
A recent independent evaluation of Lancaster University business support projects found they were expected to inject almost £1/2bn into the regional economy and create 900 full time jobs.Read more
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.
Lancaster success for knowledge exchange
The first ever new Knowledge Exchange Framework, which measures how well universities perform in areas from business support to local regeneration, has placed Lancaster in the top twenty or thirty percent in five out of seven assessment areas, when compared to 135 English Higher Education Institutions.
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:
Business Gateway Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1524 510877