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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

If you have any questions about our consultation services, get in touch at or call us on +44 (0)115 848 8899.

Examples of the consultancy we offer

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NTU’s Sustainability team offers a consultancy service delivered by professionally qualified and experienced consultants to help you understand your business’ carbon footprint, and make recommendations to reduce this. This advice will help you to improve environmental performance, reduce costs and ensure long-term sustainability.

You can also link with our Design Matters group to improve the sustainability credentials of your product design and manufacture, including a full life cycle analysis.

This support is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Find out more about our sustainability consultancy.

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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 (ADBE) work with global companies and local SMEs, providing independent reports, data analysis and industry insights.

Find out more about our construction industry consultancy.

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Productivity and innovation

As a business, you can access funded consultancy opportunities with NTU academics to explore improvements in productivity and innovation.
You can work with the award-winning Nottingham Business School on topics such as supply chain, business strategy, marketing, employee engagement and process innovation.

We can also connect you with experts across the university in technical areas like computing, science and product design.

This support is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Find out more about our productivity and innovation consultancy.

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Developing new products and services

Our business experts will advise you on a strategy to help you create a new product or service and provide access to a range of services such as brand development, prototype and product testing, as well as advice on funding and protection of intellectual property.

Find out more about our product and service development consultancy.

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Sports analysis and performance

This offer provides professional athletes and sports clubs with a personalised and tailored range of testing and consultancy services to help achieve fitness and wellbeing goals.

The two core services include physiology and biomechanical testing, in addition to workshops that can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

Find out more about our sport analysis and performance services.

Canine Behaviour Consultation Service

Canine behaviour

This consultation service provides a private package of support, delivered by our in house academic expert in Clinical Animal Behaviour. This support package includes an initial consultation, behaviour modification plan, and reviews of progress.

Find out more about our canine behaviour consultation services.