UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences


Innovation and Enterprise


As a university we seek to generate and apply new knowledge in order to transform society.

Capitalising on our intellectual strengths

Knowledge transfer, entrepreneurship and partnership working with industry are critical routes through which our intellectual endeavours can make a real difference to people’s lives. 

Industry, government & non-profits


License our technologies and IP

Access the wealth of innovation and intellectual property emanating from UCL and partner hospitals including University College Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Free Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital. 

Partner with us

We welcome the opportunity to develop long-term and successful alliances with companies through tailored partnerships, high-value research initiatives and global leadership projects.

Find a consultant

UCL's knowledge base covers a broad range of research areas, reflecting UCL's status as one of the world's leading universities. We can work on large or small projects: from a single day through to large, milestone-focused, multi-party projects.

Collaborate with us on Research

We have over 4,000 academic and research staff working at the forefront of their fields. To find an appropriate collaborator, see our Institutional Research Information Service

We are committed to the co-sponsorship of PhD students with industry through its Impact studentship programme, as well as through Centres for Doctoral Training.

Academics, researchers & students


Start a company

UCL's centre for entrepreneurship and business interaction, helps anyone who wants to learn about, start or grow a business

Be a consultant

Consultancy activities are increasingly important to our academic community. Whatever your level of experience, and whatever your area of expertise, UCL Consultants makes it easy for you to do business with external clients.

Commercialise your research

Technology commercialisation is the core purpose of UCLB, and their team of Business Managers are experienced in bringing technologies through the journey from invention to market. 

Networking Opportunities

A variety of forums are available to allow staff and students to network with entrepreneurial peers, businesses, funders, policy makers and the media.


UCL Advances has an extensive range of programmes to help you learn about, start or grow your business.

IMPACT studentships

IMPACT studentships support collaborative partnerships between a UCL investigator and external organizations.