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Harness UWS's expertise for practical ends. From problem solving and technical analysis to commercialisation of intellectual property, we can help you to reach your business goals.

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Private sector: remote monitor

Edinburgh-based SNAP40 designs wearable medical devices. UWS helped the firm develop a device to monitor respiratory rate, blood pressure, heart rate and skin temperature. The data is transmitted wirelessly to a software platform which detects patterns, automatically notifying healthcare staff of any issue. 

With some universities there can be issues with IP, but with UWS this process was very straightforward
Christopher McCann, CEO, SNAP40

Public Sector: Flying Start

Around 1.2m flights per year depend on National Air Traffic Services’ Prestwick Control Centre for safe and efficient passage. NATS has formed a partnership with UWS to work on a range of projects covering joint research and knowledge transfer, collaborative education and training programmes. 

We were impressed by the UWS team’s approach. We look forward to working with UWS students and academic teams on a range of initiatives and opportunities
Alastair Muir, Director for Prestwick, NATS

Third sector: Care coalition

A partnership between UWS and Loretto Care, an organisation which provides support to people in need across the west of Scotland, has helped build and sustain a world-class facility for people with alcohol-related brain damage. Loretto has been able to transfer much of UWS’s world-class academic research and knowledge to its own staff. 

Loretto Care has enjoyed a positive relationship with UWS and takes great pleasure in this partnership
Cathy Fallon, Director of Housing and Care, Loretto Care
Last updated: 22/07/2017