What UEA Consulting Ltd can do
UEA's expert knowledge base can deliver practical, independent, business focussed solutions that can provide answers to specific technical problems or issues and result in improvements to business systems. By working with business to develop mutual understanding and benefit we can create opportunity, employment and wealth, improve quality of life and increase sustainability.
In addition to UEA Consulting Ltd, there are some specialised consulting companies that also operate at the University; the Adapt Commercial Ltd operates a consultancy that is focused towards reducing carbon emissions, and Dev-Co has arisen from the School of Development Studies.
What are the benefits?
- Technical expertise - an academic or a small interdisciplinary team can provide in-depth expert knowledge and advice.
- Bespoke management development and training - providing a tailored programme for your staff to explore organisational problems.
- Expert witnesses - Our academics can act as expert witnesses in a range of areas.
- Membership of scientific advisory boards and non-executive directors - providing strategic, technical or scientific direction.
Browse through some of our consulting case studies to find out how our expertise added value to a variety of organisations.
If you are interested in finding out more information about the consultancy service we offer, please contact Sue Johnson on +44 (0)1603 591578.
Are you an SME? Could you benefit from £5,000 worth of advice from a University Expert?
Start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses from across the UK can apply for an Innovation Voucher. A grant of up to £5000 is available to businesses to work with a supplier for the first time and is used to pay for knowledge or technology transfer from that supplier.
There is also a scheme with the International Space Innovation Centre there is £450k available for vouchers with a value of £8k for businesses to work with on projects applicable to the Space sector.
For further information please go to innovateuk.
How to apply
The application process is online. You can apply any time, with around 100 vouchers being issues once every three months (with around 400 being issued in the first round opening in September 2012).
Applications for Innovation Vouchers will be entered into a draw every three months. You will be informed if you have been successful or unsuccessful. If you are unsuccessful in receiving an Innovation Voucher you can try again. You can only have one live application at a time.
Batch allocation dates
The allocation dates for Innovation Vouchers are:
- 22nd January 2014
- 29th April 2014
- 23rd July 2014
- 22nd October 2014
Further details are available on the Innovation Vouchers Portal.