Enterprise and engagement in Life Sciences

The knowledge we gain from our research has practical impact.

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First Faculty to be awarded a Gold Engage Watermark

National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement 2017

5th in the UK for its record of turning research into world-changing companies

Octopus Ventures 2021

As an innovative School, we take our fundamental discoveries and deliver outcomes that engage others and make economic impact. We offer our expertise and facilities to external clients.

External clients 

We welcome approaches from external clients. We offer the following services: 


Public Engagement 

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Engaging the public is a key part of the remit and responsibility of all our scientists. We are keen to learn from different viewpoints including local schools, community organisations and patient groups with the aim to encourage curiosity and engagement in science. 

Learn more about our public engagement activity 


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We have a long-standing partnerships with industry and a track record of generating sustainable spin-out companies. These new enterprises and collaborations are at the forefront of life sciences innovation.

Our new hub created through the Tay Cities Deal will further strengthen the support we can provide them, accelerating company formation and growth.

Learn more about our commercialisation activity