Collaborative research and knowledge exchange between universities, businesses, charities and government develops innovative solutions for real-world problems.
The most commonly used sources of funding which support collaboration with Abertay University researchers are listed below.
If you would like to collaborate with Abertay, please contact email@example.com.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a UK Government funded knowledge transfer mechanism designed to increase the competitiveness of the UK's industrial base. The North of Scotland KTP Centre - of which Abertay University is a member - supports projects with partners across Grampian, the Highlands and Islands, and the rest of the UK.
KTPs are Europe's premier knowledge transfer programmes:
The North of Scotland KTP Centre is tasked with establishing collaborative projects between academia and industry in order to support the development of new products, processes and markets.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on working with universities on KTPs.
Abertay is particularly interested in working with companies on KTPs:
Horizon Europe is an EU research and innovation programme. It has a budget of €95.5 billion and runs until 2027.
If you’re a UK-based researcher or innovator, you can apply to most Horizon Europe funding opportunities on the same terms as EU-based applicants.
In summary, Horizon Europe funding is available for:
If you'd like more information about the University as a potential project partner, please contact email@example.com
There are a number of funding routes for industry-academia partnerships available from UK Research and Innovation’s research councils. Each research council offers distinct opportunities for companies and third sector organisations to work with University researchers. These range from PhD studentships to funded research.
Further information on collaboration and knowledge exchange schemes supported by research councils can be found in the links below:
If you have any enquiries about working with Abertay on Research Council funded projects, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Innovation Vouchers support collaboration between business and universities. These are listed below. If you would like to find out more about these schemes, or about services, facilities and expertise at Abertay University, please email email@example.com.
Innovate UK provides funding for business innovation. It connects business, researchers and policy makers to drive new technological advances. Innovate UK's collaborative R&D scheme co-funds partnerships between businesses and academia. Open competitions can be assessed.
The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) provides a range of support for businesses working on plant-based and waste resources to produce or process materials, chemicals and energy, offering green and sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels in everything from energy, to medicines and food packaging. This support includes up to £20k to fund feasibility studies and funding for PhD studentships supported by an industrial partner.
If you have any enquiries about working with Abertay on IBioIC funded projects, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many businesses support postgraduate students - including PhD students - through their studies, and there are a number of schemes to support businesses in this activity. To find out more about the benefits of working with the University through student sponsorship, visit the Graduate School.