UCL East


Flexible impact engagement: Corporate partnerships at UCL East

UCL East offers wide-ranging opportunities for strategic corporate collaboration.

From capacity building and talent development initiatives to bespoke research projects and study groups, grand challenge-style student competitions and material agreements, partnering with UCL East can take your business to the next level.

Whether you are an individual, an SME, or a global enterprise, we want to work with partners to build bespoke, flexible and sophisticated models of engagement suitable for your needs and priorities.

Corporate partnerships at UCL East

Collaborations with industry allow us to research, catalyse, apply and drive global and local impact – together, we can accelerate the pace of progress and use our combined expertise to pioneer progress.

At UCL East, we will take a pioneering approach to solving fundamental real-world problems, driving smart, powerful, and equitable economic growth in east London and beyond for generations. UCL East is a key component in plans to build East Bank, a new powerhouse of culture, education, innovation and growth in the east of London, on the border of Tech City.

Students and staff at UCL East will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a range of new activities, from future-proofing manufacturing and next generation robots, to understanding how transport, cities, health and wellbeing will evolve in the future. Our flexible, collaborative facilities will enable game-changing approaches to practical learning across disciplines.

They’ll also provide the spaces to bring academia and industry together to invent and innovate, providing opportunities for hundreds of home-grown companies and a career pathway for thousands of Londoners. 

Corporate engagement with UCL East may sit within one department, or cut across disciplines. The breadth of our academic remit and our interconnected vision positions us to respond to challenges and opportunities with agility and innovation.

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UCL has a strong track record in developing sophisticated, dynamic partnerships with industry, built on clear agreed outcomes and shared goals.

We are a world-leading university and a research powerhouse, ranked 8th in the QS World University Rankings 2020 with an outstanding ability to integrate education, research, and enterprise.

By working with us at UCL East, you can tap into UCL’s unmatched cross-disciplinary knowledge and cutting-edge research, and we can go further, together.