Commercialisation and impact in Life Sciences
We are committed to ensuring that our research has a real and significant impact on the quality of people’s lives – their health, the economy and the environment.
Octopus Ventures 2021
The School's global reputation for research excellence has enabled us to forge important strategic partnerships and attract inward investment from industrial collaborators as well as create new high-growth life sciences spin-out companies.
This has had significant local impacts, stimulating the emergence of a regional life sciences cluster which makes a major contribution to the Tay Cities regional economy.
Our activity is supported by the specialist team in Research and Innovation Services.
Translation and collaboration with industry and external organisations
Nurturing new talent and business ideas
We offer our decades of expertise to external clients and also offer access to our world-class facilities.
Cancer Research UK-funded scientists in Dundee have discovered how some cancer drugs can target the disease while sparing healthy tissue.
Scotland’s First Minister has visited a multi-million pound centre that will build on Dundee’s standing as a world leader in health and life sciences research.
Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum today heard how University of Dundee research could help save millions of lives in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)