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, inventions and other IP (intellectual property).

Work with industry

Learn about how we support and encourage interaction with industry, including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and collaborative R&D projects.

Consultancy and Service Work

Find information on the policies and procedures around consultancy and service work, and who to contact at RIS for pricing and support.

Sources of funding

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


Venture Competition 2018

Venture Competition 2018, Centre of Entrepreneurship, University of Dundee

Venture 2018 is a £26k new business idea competition for University of Dundee Students, Staff and Recent Graduates, with 7 prize fund categories.

Deadline: Tuesday 6th February 2018

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
11 Perth Road
Dundee DD1 4HN

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