Growing your business with the benefits of world-leading academic expertise

Our expert consultancy, mission-critical research and range of knowledge exchange services will transform your business.

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Secure a future for your product or service

Our disruptive, creative team identifies and helps the development of commercial opportunities, connecting sector experts at London South Bank University with business, public services, charities, government and local communities.

We bring knowledge to life, with real world economic and social impact.

My company is just completing its second very successful KTP with LSBU. Not only have we managed essential change processes that benefit the company's efficiency and profitability, but have also gained a highly competent and valuable team member.

Ian Wood, Managing Director, Adande Refrigeration

Collaborative Services

We offer a number of different services to our partners which, subject to conditions, can all be eligible for funding.


Meet the strategic needs of your business through our cutting-edge programmes and bespoke consultancy services. Get direct access to more than 200 university research academics working across LSBU, each recognised as individual experts in their own fields.

Collaborative and contract research

Let our trusted research and development (R&D) expertise solve your current and future product and service challenges. Working together, we will develop original and meaningful research leading to disruptive market advantages with real-world impact.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP)

Turn your business ideas into real strategy-driven opportunities, with proven high ROI. Connecting industry, academia and university graduates, we provide the full-time expertise you need to deliver innovative business projects. Part-funded, we can help you improve business development, processes and services by developing technologies, establishing new capabilities and increasing efficiency.

Intellectual Property (IP)

Boost your business innovation. From spin-ins to spin-outs and licencing, we can help you find the right technology transfer solutions to meet your business needs.

Specialist Facilities

Gain exclusive access to industry-driven equipment and facilities, with technical support and expertise to guide you. Located in the heart of London, our modern university campus boasts leading labs for chemistry, engineering, health and wellbeing, along with hospital training wards, theatre and studio facilities, and an anechoic chamber. We are also home to the world's oldest, National Bakery School.

KTPs help businesses improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base.

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