Enterprise and Engagement

Form a partnership with Security Lancaster through collaborative research and development, contract consultancy and professional development, studentships and secondments.

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Our aim is to develop and maintain relationships with businesses and other organisations via collaborative research partnerships, the co-location of businesses, a range of student-based projects, professional training and the commercialisation of IPR.

We have a wide range of services and routes to collaboration and our experienced team aim to help each business find the specific expertise and solutions they need. As part of a wide multidisciplinary team, we can also draw on additional support from across Lancaster University and beyond.

We engage with Parliament and Government. In an era characterized by increased geopolitical tensions and complex technological changes, our research inform debates about key policy areas from defence to cyber security to citizen protection.

  • Training and Education

    We provide organisations with a wide choice of ways to engage with students to benefit from their up-to-date skills and knowledge. Organisations can access expertise from across our science and technology disciplines.

  • Office Space and Residencies

    Our award-winning buildings enable global environmental, knowledge-intensive businesses to co-locate onto the Lancaster University campus and work alongside our cutting-edge researchers in a unique collaborative environment. Base your entire company on campus, just your R&D staff, or take a hot desk when you need it.

  • Business Collaboration

    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.

  • Product Development and IPR

    We believe that the early development of outcomes from research is best achieved by universities who pursue the commercialisation of the intellectual property (IP) they create for the public good and then transfer it as soon as appropriate to the commercial sector.

  • Funded Research

    Register your interest now to be one of an exclusive group of over 80 ambitious businesses to benefit from an intensive three-year programme of funded research and development (R&D) with Lancaster University.


Daniel Prince

Professor Daniel Prince

Professor of Cyber Security

Cyber Security Research Centre (Security Group), Cyber Threat Lab, i-DID , SCC (Security), Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence), Security Lancaster (Systems Security)

B64, B - Floor, InfoLab21

Case Studies

  • British Standards Institution (BSI)

    British Standards Institution (BSI) is a business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence.

  • Ultra Electronics

    Ultra Electronics Communication & Integrated Systems worked with Lancaster University as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership to develop a real-time integrated security monitoring and management system.

  • Xyone

    Jenny Lam, MSci IT for Creative Industries with Industrial Experience, was recruited through the Science and Technology Internship Programme to help launch the Cyber Advisory Service for Xyone Cyber Security Solutions Limited.