Skip to main content
Business

Consultancy and Research

Case studies Talk to us

Innovative, independent, global

Tap into world-class research and expert consultancy that helps you stay ahead of the competition.

Process engineering and advanced materials

Learn More

Low carbon energy and the environment

Learn More

Construction and urban living

Learn More

Centre for Social Innovation

Learn More

With an excellent track record of collaborating with industry, our flexible and distinctive approach means we're experts at translating research into business benefits.

Widely recognised as one of the best universities for business in the UK, we work with you to understand your needs and challenges. We provide expert innovation advice and support to unlock the potential in your business, co-developing projects to help you stay ahead of the competition.

Our consultancy services give you access to our experts to develop projects, provide proof of concept for new products or services, and evaluate your processes, technologies or projects in development.

We work with businesses of all shapes and sizes in both the private and public sectors, connecting you with our academics who are at the forefront of industry needs and priorities. Each project is different; you could employ us to undertake a short-term piece of research, or it could take the form of a longer-term collaborative project, with your staff working alongside our researchers and field experts/specialists.

Where projects are collaborative we help you identify external funding opportunities. There are many types of funding opportunities available and we can help you identify which is the most suitable for your project. We help you secure funding by getting to know you and your business and writing the funding application on your behalf, articulating what funders are looking for and ensuring your project meets their criteria.

We regularly access the following funds to develop opportunities for businesses to access academic expertise.

  • Innovate UK
  • Research Councils UK
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • Defence and Security Accelerator
  • The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)
    • AI & and data
    • Ageing society
    • Clean growth
    • Future of mobility

We are experienced in partnership management and continue to work with you and our academics to make sure the project stays on track.

Collaboration starts with a conversation

Talk to us today

Business services

More about Payroll Services

Featured case studies

More case studies







I'm interested in:











You can unsubscribe by simply clicking the unsubscribe link in our emails, emailing crm@tees.ac.uk, or updating your preferences in our marketing preference centre. We promise to keep your details safe and secure and we don't share your data without your permission. More information can be found in our Data Protection and Privacy Policies.

The information you provide will be added to a University database and may be used to provide you with additional information about courses, facilities and open days that we think may be of interest to you. If applicable the Outreach and Recruitment Activities Privacy Notice also applies.

We guarantee quality. All our business services carry the Customer First Standard, a quality mark recognising excellent customer service. And we can also help you source financial support.

Our business service charter sets out our commitment to a professional business service for all our clients.