UCL Faculty of Life Sciences


Innovation and enterprise

UCL is ranked number two in London for Life Sciences and ninth globally (QS World University Rankings 2021).

Well known for our culture of curiosity and collaboration, we’re pushing forward new ideas in biology, genetics and neuroscience to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. From COVID-19 to climate change, our researchers, students and partners are making important strides forward across many different fields.

Technology and Licensing

Technology and licensing

We develop new technologies, license our research and create spinouts, to bring new solutions to market faster.


Expertise and consultancy

Leading the way in life sciences research, we can offer your business access to new thinking and technology, to take your projects forward.

scientist equipment


With partners like the Natural History Museum, Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and ZEISS, we’re tackling some of the biggest questions about life on earth. 

Rice Inc. and entrepreneurship


Every innovation, life-saving medicine and revolutionary technology starts as a new idea. We help UCL students, academics and alumni turn those ideas into thriving ventures.

the reimagine challenge 2020 winners

Our students and graduates

Many of our students and graduates go on to do inspiring things. We’re hugely proud of their many achievements. 

Research Lab

Our facilities

Companies of all sizes benefit from our facilities and sciences platforms. We can also design custom equipment and work with you to generate and interpret your data.