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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

Our consultancy

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.

Digital Manufacturing Consultancy Service

Whether you want to implement new digital manufacturing processes and technologies, or optimise your production workflows, we have the skills and facilities to turn your problems into opportunities.

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.

Legal Consultancy

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.

Medical modelling services and consultancy

Our award-winning Flexural Composites Research Laboratory (FCRL) team are global leaders in the development and manufacture of hyper-realistic soft bio-models.

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.

Sustainability consultancy

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.

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