Research with us

Loughborough University is renowned for delivering real-world research, which is driven by everyday business and social issues.

70% of research conducted at Loughborough University is carried out in collaboration with external partners. This compares to a national university average of 20%.

We can work with you in a number of different ways, in order to innovate, expand or improve your business performance.


Our consultancy service enables you to seek guidance and support from an academic with expertise in a specific area, or from a team of individuals covering a range of different interests. Services include:

  • Enhancing your organisation's research capabilities
  • Hiring trusted expertise to tackle time-critical and complex challenges
  • Access to our specialist equipment, facilities and resources

For more information about our consultancy services, please email us.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is a three-way collaboration between the University, a private or public sector business and a graduate working on a project geared to your strategic growth.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships allow access to the innovative ideas and skills of our researchers, enabling your organisation to achieve its strategic goals.

Find out more about KTP