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Business engagement

Working with companies

The University of St Andrews has a strong track record of business engagement, knowledge exchange and the practical application of our expertise. Our researchers work with companies across diverse sectors, encompassing everything from large multinationals to micro-SMEs.

The KTC helps project partners identify and bid for funding, and our business innovation manager has a 98% success rate with collaborative funding applications.

Video case studies 

 Capturing Scotland's Perfume Past 

 A collaboration between Kingdom Scotland and Dr Dawn Hollis from the University of St Andrews, facilitated by Interface and funded by The Scottish Funding Council. 


High definition digital aerial survey software

Aerial footage of sea mammals in this video kindly supplied by HiDef Aerial Surveying.


3D virtual reconstruction of heritage and tourist sites

Explore more virtual worlds and see who OVW have worked with on their website.


Chemical Synthesis 


Companies considering working with the University of St Andrews are welcome to contact

Many thanks to the company partners and academics for their input into these videos, which were made by University of St Andrews Psychology student Gabrielle Ward. 

These videos represent projects that were supported by our 2013-2015 EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account. The University of St Andrews was awarded further EPSRC IAA funding in 2015.   


Knowledge Transfer Centre

The Gateway Building
North Haugh
St Andrews
KY16 9RJ
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2163