School of Science & Engineering business services
Businesses and employers in the science and engineering fields can access a raft of support and expertise from the School of Science & Engineering.
The Science 2 Business Hub is an industry-led partnership that drives to create projects and innovative solutions for ‘science using’ small to medium enterprises (SMEs)
Science 2 Business Hub
Engineering fields we cover include chemical, civil, construction, electrical and electronic, instrumentation and control and mechanical to advanced materials, sustainability and CADCAM.
Our well-equipped labs also support chemical and biotechnology research, plus forensic and crime scene science, food services, trading standards and environmental health. We cover emerging industrial activities in the region including biofuel synthesis.
Areas of strength
- 4D simulation in large construction projects
- ‘lab on a chip’ design and synthesis
- lean manufacturing
- studies into data transfer protocols.
We can undertake collaborative research at a range of levels – from short undergraduate and postgraduate student projects and multidisciplinary project clinics to longer-term DTI funded Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and industry-funded scholarships using University or partner facilities.
Professor Zulfiqur Ali
T: 01642 342466
If you're developing a new drug product and need help and guidance our Pharmaceutical Analytical Consultancy Services (PACS) could be the answer.
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Our consultancy services include materials or product testing to traceable standards, wet and dry analysis, design and computer modelling in all engineering disciplines, benchmarking and QA.
We have a number of expert witnesses and forensic practitioners - consultancy ranges from examination of war crime cases, body fluid analysis, footwear recovery and identification to analysis of digital evidence.
A range of support mechanisms, especially for SMEs can make prices very competitive so for technical problems make us your first port of call.
We have a number of high calibre science and engineering students seeking placement opportunities with your company.
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Early engagement with us is essential if you want to recruit science and technology graduates. Consider the advantages of student sponsorship and placements to gain a competitive advantage.
For more information on consultancy, student placements, recruitment and training contact:
Dr Paul Shelton
T: 01642 342497