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Department of Materials

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Business engagement services

The exceptional knowledge, skill and talent within the Department of Materials can be applied to real-world problems - and your business could benefit.

More than 100 companies work with us on research, teaching, projects, placements and recruitment. The Department has an excellent record of helping organisations by sharing knowledge and creating enterprise opportunities.

The benefits of working alongside the Department of Materials include:

  • participating in major collaborative research projects;
  • sponsoring either a doctoral research student and project, or developing a specific knowledge transfer project;
  • professional development for staff;
  • undertaking work with us on a consultancy basis through our Materials Testing and Analysis unit.