The University of Strathclyde, is one of the UK’s leading universities, meeting the needs of students, employers, industry and the wider community through its teaching, research and consultancy. The University has five faculties: Law, Arts and Social Sciences; Engineering; Science; the Strathclyde Business School; and Education. As Scotland’s third largest University, Strathclyde has a long-standing worldwide reputation not only for excellence in academic research and innovation which benefits society, but also for commercially-relevant research to assist companies in achieving market leadership.
Supporting collaboration with industry:
- Strathclyde Links; Useful Knowledge for Growing Companies - aims to increase access for small to medium sized companies to the expertise and knowledge available at the University of Strathclyde by facilitating introductions, providing funding and organising events.
- Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN) - supports students and graduates of the University in both business creation & growth and product development, and works with a range of partners to develop entrepreneurs.
- The Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) - In a drive to support and bolster small and medium sized manufacturers, regardless of industry, the AFRC has set up a team solely dedicated to supporting the development of these companies.
Strathclyde also hosts the West of Scotland KTP Centre.