Research and Innovation Services work with academics across all the Schools to develop research portfolios, help secure funding, promote commercialisation and manage your grants and contracts.

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Aspiring life sciences entrepreneur?

The UK Bioindustry Association (BIA) and the Francis Crick Institute have launched a new, three day leadership and entrepreneurship training programme for aspiring entrepreneurs and new CEOs looking for advanced practical advice, support and feedback from leading entrepreneurs, renowned professionals and CEOs.

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2017

Find out more: PULSE


RIS on the One Dundee blog

University of Dundee spinout company MyWay Digital Health win the Enterprise in Education Award, sponsored by Research and Innovation Services, at the Courier Business Awards 2017‌‌‌Celebrating enterprise with the best in Tayside

Orla Kelly, November 2017

Almost 700 people gathered in a huge waterfront marquee in Dundee to celebrate the best of business across Angus, Dundee, Fife and Perth, and we were there too!


Dundee is playing its part in the largest experiment in the world!

Orla Kelly at the CMS Detector, CERNOrla Kelly, October 2017

Find out about our growing relationship with CERN, and how we’re exploring different and innovative ways to collaborate in areas of electronics, computing, engineering and design.


Drug Discovery Unit at the University of DundeeResearch and industry are a perfect match at Dundee

Orla Kelly, September 2017

Universities all over the world are benefiting from industry collaboration, and the University of Dundee is one of the UK's top performers when it comes to innovative partnerships with local and global businesses.Rautomead Continuous Casting Equipment

We're ranked 2nd in Scotland and in the Top 10 in the UK for industry income, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, reflecting the quality and impact of our research beyond academia.


Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities - University of DundeeWe are masters of innovation - find out why!

- Orla Kelly, June 2017

The University of Dundee is Scotland's 'Most Innovative University' for the second year running, putting us among the top universities in Europe that are “doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies, and help drive the global economy”.

Uncover some of the ways that we support innovative collaborations, form new business and make an impact.


Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Pump-Priming Awards

- Joanne Butterworth, June 2017

Ten partnership building projects have been awarded internal Pump-Priming Funding from the University's SFC GCRF funding allocation. The aim of the awards is to enhance our ability to respond to funding opportunities under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).


Article 50 and EU funding - support from RIS

- Grant Davidson, April 2017Grant Davidson at the RIS GCRF Workshop

RIS has recently expanded, bringing expertise in-house to help with your EU funding bids. We're here to help you navigate through Brexit and our future with European funding and collaborations. Our new Proposal Development Manager, Grant Davidson, tells us more in his blog about Article 50 and EU funding.


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