At Nottingham Trent University, we provide the opportunity for businesses to collaborate with our experts on specialist areas at the forefront of industry developments.
Our commercial knowledge and experience can be an invaluable resource for your organisation.
We can share expertise from all areas of the University including construction and the built environment, education, science and technology, social sciences, business, law, rural and environmental sciences, design and product development, languages, journalism and media.
How our consultancy works
Whether your need is for a short-term solution or ongoing project, we will work with you to make the process as easy and manageable possible by:
- discussing your needs and building a proposal
- finding the right team to help you
- managing contracts
- advising on grants and funding where applicable
Architecture, heritage and digital reconstruction consultancy
Our world-leading expertise and pioneering projects focus on the human aspects of architecture and urban heritage in contemporary cities.
Arts, heritage and museums consultancy
At NTU we provide expert consultancy to organisation working in the arts, heritage, and museums sectors. Our academic team have overseen hyndreds of arts and heritage projects and can help you overcome barriers in the industry.
Canine Behaviour Consultation Service
Sometimes, dogs display behaviours that can be problematic for owners - private behaviour consultations can help owners understand why these behaviours are occurring.
Construction industry consultancy
We provide expert consultancy to all areas of the construction industry. Academic and technical teams from the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment work with global companies and local SMEs, providing independent reports, data analysis and industry insights.
Design, Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) consultancy
The Product Innovation Centre at NTU supports businesses by driving innovative thinking around design and engineering.
Developing new products and services
We can provide you with the skills, expertise and technology to help your business develop new products and services, from start to finish.
Fabric and garment testing consultancy
Companies from around the world seek out our academic and technical team's expertise in fabric and garment testing and data analysis. Our independent approach is based upon evidence from research and industry knowledge and can be an excellent way for a company to explore new products in a cost-effective way.
Colleagues from Nottingham Law School (NLS) work with national and international organisations such as governments, police forces, and regulatory bodies, as well as legal consultancy organisations and NGOs, providing independent reports, evaluation, and recommendations.
Productivity and innovation consultancy
NTU offers several consultancies to businesses that would like to improve their productivity and innovation by working with our subject matter experts. This support is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Sports Analysis and Performance Service
Our sport services enable athletes, sports people, clubs, governing bodies and employers access to the specialist skills and knowledge of leading Sport Scientists.
NTU offers a comprehensive package of support to help businesses become more sustainable, carbon-literate, and contribute towards an increasingly green economy. This support is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Theatre and performance consultancy
Our innovative design team maintain strong professional alliances with industry (including award-winning designs for Cameron Mackintosh Ltd) and have achieved recognition on the international stage.
Town and country planning
Our Property Development and Management department often attracts professionals from the private and public sectors to design and deliver our degree courses, taking advantage of their industry knowledge. Your organisation can benefit from their real-world experience and independent approach.
Access more NTU expertise
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Use our graduate and academic expertise to inject new knowledge, innovation and technology into your project.
If you have a great idea or concept that you want to develop but don’t have the resources or knowledge to do it in-house, you can work with NTU to commission contract research.
Our strong entrepreneurial spirit means we are continuously investing in the expertise of academic staff and their pioneering technologies to create spin out companies.