What's Your Challenge?
Whether you want to develop a new product, compete in a new market, or access world-leading facilities, the Partnerships and Business Engagement team at Lancaster University has the expertise and resources you need. As over 3,000 businesses have already discovered, partnering with us is a cost-effective, time-efficient way of tapping into a diverse skill-set and achieving success.
Partnerships and Business Engagement
If you have a clearly defined project already, you can register your interest here 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 funded activities, contact our Operations Manager Sarah Mills
+44 (0)7811 832 770
Our research is rated world leading according to the Research Excellence Framework, which assesses the quality and impact of research by UK universities. Our Partnerships and Business Engagement Team focuses on three areas of expertise to help organisations tap into our diverse skills set.
Mathematics and Statistics
The faculty also hosts one of the most industrially-engaged mathematics and statistics departments in the UK. The department has strong collaborative links with the medical research industry in the design of novel trials through the Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics research unit and leads the delivery of the STORi Centre for Doctoral Training with approximately 30 industry co-sponsored PhD students. The department is also host to multiple industrially co-supported research projects and is always keen to develop further collaborative links.
Platforms for Growth and Expertise
Invitation to apply for funding for interdisciplinary research workshops - Data Science Institute
The Data Science Institute supports interdisciplinary research across a wide range of disciplines and interests. Institute members are passionately engaged in a wide range of data-intensive activity, which is addressing critical societal, economic and environmental questions, as well as generating new mathematical models and methods of digital innovation.
Reviving the UK’s textile industry could help replace fast fashion with homegrown clothes, but there are barriers
Professors Jess Davies and Mark Stevenson write for the Conversation about how reviving the UK’s textile industry could help replace fast fashion bringing environmental, social and regional economic benefits – though there are barriers.
Blackpool could become world leader in ethically powered data - with help from Lancaster University
More than 100 stakeholders, including senior academics and international industry experts, came together for a major symposium to discuss how to make Blackpool a world-leader in ethically powered data.
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