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World Class Research Facilities & Equipment | Research Degrees | University of the West of Scotland

World Class Research Facilities & Equipment

UWS is continually developing and investing in technology and equipment to maintain our leading position in research. We see ourselves rooted in the local, national and global economies and are delighted to make our staff, facilities and equipment available to partners from business, industry and the public sectors for mutual advantage.

Our horizons are global and we deliver world-class research, but our primary focus is on working with local partners from across the University’s five campuses in Scotland and London.

UWS Staff Discussing Academic Expertise | Research Degrees | University of the West of Scotland

academic expertise to help your business grow

University staff engage in a wide range of world class research and can disseminate findings or can undertake applied research with partner organisations on specific topics. Our staff have a wide range of specialist knowledge and are routinely available to assist organisations with feasibility studies, problem solving, consultancy and advice, research and development programmes, training programmes, analysis and testing. We also provide expert witness testimony in dispute resolution and ultimately in court proceedings.

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UWS Research & Enterprise Equipment Catalogue

UWS Research & Enterprise Equipment Catalogue | University of the West of Scotland

Our range of specialist equipment and facilities is being updated constantly through targeted investment to ensure we have access to leading edge technology to support our world class researchers. Businesses, industry and the public sector can access these facilities too, through collaboration, partnership or commercial arrangement.

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supporting you; supporting your business

Our dedicated team of Enterprise and Employer Engagement team would be delighted to discuss any of your requirements in detail, including:

  • Opportunities for continuing professional development and training, delivered on an open or bespoke basis, at the University, on your premises or at any other location
  • Consultancy services including expert witness, problem-solving, feasibility studies and technical analysis services
  • A Knowledge Transfer Partnership scheme
  • The Scottish Funding Council’s Innovation Voucher scheme
  • Support for entrepreneurs to build companies, protect intellectual property and commercialise their innovations
  • Involvement by UWS students and graduates to help develop client organisations
  • Conference, events and meeting facilities
  • Access to University-developed Intellectual Property on a licence-basis

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Last updated: 07/08/2017