Work with Us

Ulster University supports the SME regional economy with strong research partnerships.

We work with hundreds of businesses annually in the delivery of effective innovative and research-based solutions.

Whether it's new product development, core research, solving a technical problem or simply driving internal efficiencies, you can engage the university's researchers and academics to help with tangible issues specific to your business needs.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

We offer a range of services designed to help your business grow and become more competitive.


Consultancy continues to be a key mechanism of knowledge exchange between academics and industry.

Licensing Technology

Technologies are available for licensing and/or further collaborative development.

Spin-in/ Spin-out

Companies can spin-in to the university and access our inventions, research, technologies and facilities.

Tailored PhD Research

PhD research can be a cost-effective way for your business to solve a research problem.


Our research spans multiple subjects we can offer a wide range of state-of-the-art specialist facilities and equipment across our four campuses.