Contact Access Ulster

Our Business Development team are here to help match your requirements to the right expert or equipment; guide you through the consultancy process; and advise on various consultancy funding programmes available.

Business Development Manager Contacts

Technologies Available for Licensing

We offer a selection of new ideas and technologies that are available to review, evaluate, collaborate, licence and take to market.

For more information on how to access these technologies or discuss a particular technology contact:


With 15 Research Institutes and affiliated research centres Ulster University has built an exceptionally strong reputation for internationally excellent research and innovation, helped by the seamless transfer of ideas from the research lab to the marketplace.

If you are interested in accessing our research, working with us on a research collaboration project, or research studentship, contact:

Funding Support Programmes

There are a range of funding programmes available to support innovation and R&D activities in collaboration with Ulster University:

Short Term Projects

funding programmes such as Innovation Vouchers run by Invest Northern Ireland and Enterprise Ireland can help SME's access university expertise via a voucher worth up to £4,000/€5,000 to deliver innovative solutions.

Long Term Projects

Innovative and research focused development programmes such as UK Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme or InterTradeIreland's FUSION programme can help support innovation and R&D.


R&D grants from organisations such as Invest Northern Ireland and Innovate UK can support business with finance for research and development.

European Funding

Horizon 2020 is one of the largest programmes in Europe for supporting innovation and collaboration between SMEs and academic institution.

Media/PR Enquiries

Contact our PR & Communications team by calling +44 28 9036 6178 or emailing