How to engage with us

As a business there are a number of ways in which you can collaborate with, or connect to, the University.

Our Research & Business Development Managers can provide advice, contacts and support to forge new relationships, develop projects and access leading edge research capabilities.

David Pollock
Senior Industry Engagement Manager

Anne-Mari Gillespie
Industry Engagement Manager 
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Lynne McCorriston
Business Development Manager - Research

David Nisbet
Business Development Manager

Calum Kirk
Research Impact Officer

Caroline Hogarth
IAA Knowlegde Exchange Associate - Healthcare and Medical Technologies, Industrial Biotechnology
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Steffan Gwyn
IAA Knowlegde Exchange Associate - Photonics
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David Hughes
IAA Knowlegde Exchange Associate - Sustainability and Net Zero
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Muhammad Ali Jamshed
IAA Knowlegde Exchange Associate - Next Generation Communication Systems
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Keith Dingwall
Impact & Innovation Manager
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Linsey Robertson
College Research Development Manager

Neil Findlay
Research Development Manager 

CASE Studentships

CASE studentships

CASE Studentships (Co-operative Awards in Science and Engineering) can provide an economic way to solve a company's research, design, or manufacturing problems. The scheme allows industry to forge closer links with universities and to draw upon their expertise and facilities. CASE support research students working on projects which are jointly devised and supervised by academic departments and co-operating bodies; these projects are of between one and three years in duration.

Collaborative Research

Collaborative research

We have a strong track record of collaborating with industry and other research institutions.

By collaborating with us your company can benefit from our extensive and ongoing input to the research process at all stages, and the University's world-class research expertise and facilities. The engagement can range from short consultancy to long-term collaborative projects and our aim is to tailor projects specifically to meet the needs of our partners and customers.

Jointly we can seek external research funding from organisations such as; Innovate UK, European Commission, Ministry of Defence and Research Councils.



As one of the UK's leading research universities, we have an outstanding record of achievement in a wide range of subject areas. Our research experts can be relied upon to provide substantive opinion and consultancy.

Whatever your area of interest we will endeavour to match your needs to our in-house expertise and resources.

Contract Research

Contract research

We have the experience, facilities and expertise to carry out a wide range of research projects. We will ensure that projects are well managed and deliver results on time and on budget.

We are experienced in tailoring our service to meet the specific needs of individual organisations. Our wide range of experience includes working with international blue chip companies from many disciplines including aerospace, IT, engineering, environmental, and medical, as well as 17 of the world's top 20 pharmaceutical companies.

Our expertise covers a wide range of disciplines allowing us to offer you unique, inter-disciplinary solutions to satisfy your research requirements.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

KTPs enable businesses to work together with the University on a specific project, bringing knowledge and expertise into your organisation to help solve important technical or business problems. A KTP Associate - a recently qualified graduate or technician - will work within your business to manage the project, apply their own knowledge, and ensure that University expertise is available to your company. Visit our KTPs at the University of Glasgow page for more information.

Student Placements

Student placements

Student placements can be organised through the University’s Internship Hub. By becoming part of the Internship Hub you be able to access excellent students for internships and the opportunity to access a business development network.



A range of different schemes exist which can provide funding to enable you to work with the University. These aim to remove barriers to innovation.

SFC Innovation Vouchers/Innovate UK Innovation vouchers focus on helping to create long-term collaborations between industry and the University, especially new partnerships.