Consultancy & IP

Our consultancy services translate our world class research knowledge into real impact for our business partners.

We work with businesses of all sizes, charities and public sector organisations on a consultancy basis to translate this knowledge into new commercial products, innovative services and ‘smart’ ways of working. Licensing and IP? Of course. Just follow the link for more information.


Lancaster University staff are routinely generating ground-breaking new ideas, techniques and processes across a range of specialist areas. An important part of our role is to facilitate access to that knowledge to support economic growth and social development.

Our consultancy services utilise the established skills and expertise of our staff to translate our world-class research into real impact for our business partners.

We work with businesses, government and non-governmental organisations, charities and social organisations of all sizes, from start-up to multinational.

Speak to a member of the team to discuss how we could support your organisation.

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Intellectual Property

The policy of Lancaster University is to promote IP to generate research and impact and we actively encourage outside organisations to use our inventions.

Lancaster University has formed and holds equity in a number of spinout companies. The university and its spinout companies have a wide range of intellectual property available for licensing. Lancaster University had adopted the Easy Access IP model for selected technologies.

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Lancashire Technology Accelerator

Are you a Lancashire digital technology businesses looking for help to develop your software products while scaling up your business?

The Lancashire Technology Accelerator is a flagship accelerator programme in Lancashire for innovative technology companies. We are actively seeking applications for a new technology accelerator programme focused on connecting companies to research experts to enhance product development, alongside business consultancy to support scaling teams and infrastructure.

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