Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) provides a centralised service to researchers that aims to help intensify the impact of research locally and globally and facilitate strategic relationships with industry.

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The University supports researchers by providing insight, expertise and advice on research grants, knowledge exchange and IP and by opening up opportunities for industry and institutional collaborations and partnerships.

This service includes ongoing consultation and advice on the current funding landscape, pragmatic business-led negotiations and the preparation of contracts for research and innovation.

Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2024

We are delighted to have been nominated in three categories at the Scottish KE Awards 2024.

  • Knowledge Exchange Champion finalist - Professor Sir Michael Ferguson
  • Multiparty Collaboration finalist – The Division of Signal Transduction Therapy (DSTT)
  • Knowledge Exchange Heroes finalist – Ellen Pauley, Research Innovation Services


With our expertise and facilities, commercial ideas can go even further
Partnerships Consultancy Innovate with us Licensing Spin-outs

Research governance and policy

Public, community, and cultural engagement

Supporting our staff and students in their public, community, and cultural engagement work
An overview of public engagement Get involved Guidance and support Embedding engagement: why and how Stephen Fry Awards
Contact information


Research & Innovation Services
University of Dundee