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At the University of Lincoln, we understand that innovation means something different to every business. Innovation can help your organisation become more competitive, increase sales, enter new markets and adapt to the changing expectations of your customers.

By connecting you with our internationally renowned academic experts, we can help you to develop innovative solutions for the specific challenges faced by your business.

Many organisations, from dynamic new start-ups to big name multi-nationals, have benefitted from collaborations with our academic experts through research and consultancy projects spanning a wide variety of industrial sectors. Whether it's a one-off consultancy project or a major programme of industrial R&D, we can help you identify academic talent to achieve your goals. 

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The Bridge — Advanced Engineering Materials R&D Centre

The Bridge aim to enable collaborations between Lincolnshire’s valuable business community and local academics. By providing a central innovation hub, shared access laboratory facilities and dedicated scientific business liaison staff, we are the one-stop-shop for academic-industry relations in materials science.

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The National Centre for Food Manufacturing has been central to product development for my business, giving me access to both expertise and facilities that as a small business I would otherwise not have had. Working with the team at Holbeach has given me the opportunity to build and keep building my business, and I look forward to continuing to work with them as my business develops and grows.

Claire Hall, Founder, Percy’s

Ceres Agri-tech

We are proud to be part of Ceres, a collaborative agri-tech partnership between five leading UK universities and three renowned agricultural research institutes. Funded by Research England, it provides translational funding and commercialisation expertise to drive agri-tech innovation by accelerating high quality research to market.

As the pipeline of high-quality agri-tech innovation continues to grow, Ceres is now beginning the transition from grant-led funding to a long-term, investment-based evergreen fund. Ceres’s simple investment model offers significant value add by identifying and supporting cutting-edge projects, from initial ideas all the way to commercialisation, providing a continuous source of agri-tech innovation. If you'd like to discuss investment opportunities, please contact Jessica Boot-Marshall, Acting Industrial Partnerships Manager via 

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JBL Science

JBL Science

JBL Science is a commercial research organisation based within the University of Lincoln drawing on the expertise principally within the Schools of Chemistry, Pharmacy and Life Science, but with reach into departments across the entire University. JBL Science provides a direct link between industry and the scientific research capability in Lincoln, and we are excited to share our expertise and experience with the local communities.

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