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Engage with our academics

King's College London is one of the world's top research institutions and the fourth oldest in England. The faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences includes a wide range of research interests in science and engineering, ranging from nanophotonics to cosmology, mechatronics to wireless communication, cell biology to theoretical physics.

Whether you’re a global corporate, an SME, a public sector body or community organisation, our faculty has the expertise, facilities and student talent to help you innovate and achieve your goals.

We have a dedicated team who will work closely with you to understand your requirements and challenges, and help you find the expertise you need.

Contract Research

Contract research is an excellent way for a business to explore and develop new ideas and products. Businesses can fund scientific research, based at the university, using our resources, academic expertise, technical support and staff. If you would like to access our academic expertise across chemistry, physics, informatics, engineering and mathematics, and engage us to complete research projects on your behalf get in touch.

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Collaboration Research

We actively collaborate with organisations of all sizes and sectors on research projects, including PhD studentships, to boost innovation and develop new products, systems and models. Innovate UK (the UK’s innovation funding agency) is a potential funding source for any business-academic partnership and you can find current opportunities below. We have a track record of securing funding to support these projects - email us using the link below to discuss how we could collaborate.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

A KTP is a partnership between your business, a King’s academic and a graduate, designed to help your business improve its competitiveness and productivity through access to research, technology and skills. A KTP is a part-funded by a grant and can last between 12 months and three years, depending on the project and the needs of the business.

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Consultancy provides academic expertise to help solve an issue or provide longer term, strategic advice for a business. Projects might include programmes of work with known outcomes; the design, testing or evaluation of a product, service or system or assisting with these processes; advice on knowledge or processes/systems developed at King's; use of the university’s research facilities and expertise for testing and analysis of materials and compounds. We can also consult on analysis and reporting including statistical advice, provide presentations at a seminar or business conference, act in an advisory role, help with the provision of specialist advice and training, and be an expert witness.

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