Commercialisation and Knowledge Transfer

This category provides information about the institution's mechanisms for supporting the commercialisation of outputs from its research activities.

Support arrangements 

A description of how the institution supports commercialisation of the knowledge generated by its research activities.

The Research Development Managers in the Directorate of Research & Innovation Services for staff, and the Student Enterprise Manager for students, are the University's business advice team and the first port-of-call for business interested in the University's expertise. They advise on knowledge transfer activities, including contract research, consultancy, KT Partnerships, CPD and student enterprise/business startup:

Research & Innovation Services
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Contact information 

How to get information about the institution's commercialisation activities.

Research & Innovation Services - Contacts

Commercialisation funding

Statistical information on the major sources of the institution's funding for commercialisation and knowledge transfer.

Amount of SFC Knowledge Transfer Grant and any other formulaic/non-formulaic SFC grants for commercialisation and knowledge transfer as contained in SFC Publications (*):

Scottish Funding Council

Details of the University's commercialisation and knowledge transfer income is included in the University's Financial Statements:

Financial Statements

Commercialisation resources

A description of institutional facilities and resources for supporting commercialisation activity.


Stirling University Innovation Park:

Stirling University Innovation Park

Commercialisation outcomes

Statistical information about the institution's commercialisation of its research activities

Statistical information about patent applications and awards, licences granted, spinout and start-up company formation. Other knowledge transfer projects. This is contained within Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Surveys which can be seen at (*):

Higher education-business and community interaction survey (HE-BCI)

Consultancy services

How to get information about the institution's consultancy services.

Information on the University’s expertise available for consultancy:

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* - If you have any trouble accessing this external information please contact us ( and we will provide you with this information.

May 2017

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