Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. Top 10 in all three major national league tables, we have a Teaching Excellence Framework Gold rating and were named the Times ‘International University of the Year 2020’. Our Faculty of Science and Technology is engaged in world-leading research that makes a demonstrable difference to our economy and society.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is home to an interdisciplinary research centre — Energy Lancaster — and contributes significantly to three world-renowned University Institutes — Materials Science, Data Science and Security Lancaster. We are the only North-West University with Academic Centre of Excellence status in Cyber Security Research sponsored by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and UK Research and Innovation.
Our Partnerships and Business Engagement team focuses on helping organisations to grow and prosper. We pride ourselves on developing sustainable relationships with industry supporting businesses locally, regionally, nationally and globally.
We pro-actively secure research and grant funding to enable companies to work with us to solve problems. Whether you want to develop a new product, compete in a new market, enhance your organisation’s processes and improve performance, or tap into our diverse skill-set, we have the necessary expertise and resources that you need.
We have received national awards for our engagement with small and medium enterprises, becoming the trusted partner to hundreds of businesses providing opportunities to engage with research and consultancy projects, innovation & growth programmes, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, degree apprenticeships and much more.