The University of Dundee is the most innovative university in Scotland for the second year in a row (Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities, 2016 and 2017), highlighting our successes in translating our world-class research into attractive commercial opportunities.

Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities - University of DundeeNew ideas and inventions

Find out how RIS can help you identify, protect and exploit your ideas and inventions.

Work with industry

Learn about how we support and encourage interaction with industry, including KTPs, consultancy and collaborative R&D. Also, browse current requests from industry.

Sources of funding

Find sources of translational funding and other opportunities to support research and commercialisation.

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

Did you know?

In September 2017, Interface released an economic impact report, citing:

  • Business-academic projects supported by Interface have enabled Scottish companies to generate £64.2 million gross value added (GVA) a year for the Scottish economy, supporting around 1,060 jobs in Scotland
  • 46% of businesses have increased their turnover and 31% have increased employment as a result of collaborating with academia
  • 54% expect turnover and employment to increase in the future as a result of the collaborative project.


Research and Innovation Services help manage and support the University's knowledge exchange activities

Research & Innovation Services
University of Dundee
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Dundee DD1 4HN

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