Our expertise

We can find the right expert for you

With access to over 4000 leaders in their field, we can find the right consultant, with the right expertise to address your challenge. Our dedicated professional services team, then ensure your project is delivered on time and to specification. Over the last year, we’ve delivered 875 projects, for just under 600 clients in the UK and overseas.

Our consultants are all leaders in their field and committed to on-going research to ensure their skills remain cutting-edge. According to the last Research Excellence Framework, 97% has ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact – and 91% is recognised as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

Click on an area of expertise to see what we can do OR simply contact us with your enquiry.

Net Zero Pollution

Net Zero Pollution

From air quality, transport emissions, wastewater management and clean-up, to metal and chemical contaminants, plastic waste, environmental impact of infrastructure and more. Our experts research and insights can help policy makers, industry and society reduce the impact our way of life has on our health and the environment. read more

Energy Systems

Energy Systems

We’re proud to host some of the UK’s leading energy experts at Imperial, whose insights and influence reach policy makers and regulators, manufacturers and suppliers. read more

Better Futures

Better Futures

Imperial Consultants and the Grantham Institute are supporting the Mayor of London’s Better Futures programme by providing cleantech businesses across London with access to the plethora of expertise at Imperial College London. read more

dreamteam – Design Engineers

dreamteam – Design Engineers

Have a challenge, but not sure what help you need? A dynamic team of fresh thinking student talent, led by an experienced academic consultant can design a solution for you. read more

COVID-19 Emergency Ventilator

COVID-19 Emergency Ventilator

Low-cost design, using generic parts and created by Imperial's experts NOW AVAILABLE for development with health authorities and manufacturers worldwide. read more

Energy Storage

Energy Storage

Galvanic Energy (powered by Imperial Consultants) provides interdisciplinary expertise in renewable energy to address the most pressing energy-related challenges we face today. read more

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Imperial’s interdisciplinary expertise in biotechnology leads the UK field and spans many disciplines. Many of our experts work together as part of the Industrial Biotechnology Hub and Agri-Net which are dedicated to developing innovative solutions for industry and government agencies. read more

Big Data, Privacy, Machine Learning

Big Data, Privacy, Machine Learning

Bayesian statistical analysis, data mining and insights, privacy, machine learning read more

Animal Models

Animal Models

In vitro and in vivo pre-clinical vaccine development and anti-infective testing and interpretation. read more

Food Development and Security

Food Development and Security

Food security and management, structure and sensory insights, manufacturing and packaging, nutrition and health read more

Bioengineering

Bioengineering

Analysis of biological samples, developing novel biomaterials, motion analysis of new products. read more

Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change

Conservation, sustainable food supplies, eco-informatics, disease and disease vectors, carbon capture and storage, biofuels, Water and waste management. read more

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Management, modelling & testing projects from air traffic and transport to structures, concrete durability and sustainable water systems. read more

Drones and Robotics

Drones and Robotics

Bio-inspired drones for air or water sensing, search and rescue, repair; robotics and AI read more

Space

Space

Astrostatistics, astronomy, astrophysics. Space technology from materials, spacecraft and mission design to robotics, satellites and deployables. Space observation and communication including instrument design and operation, data analysis and signal processing. read more

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

From batteries to solar driven fuel synthesis and low energy lighting. Drug design, cosmetics, regenerative medicine, nanotoxicology. Advanced materials and fluids expertise, micro and nano – fluidics, crystallography and electrochemistry. read more

Materials

Materials

Bone regeneration, tissue engineering, surgical technology, biocomposites, ceramics, nanocomposites, optical and semiconductor devices, modelling, molecular design, analysis and characterisation. read more

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Process automation, robotics, waste management, supply chain & plant optimisation, advanced materials & fluids, electronics, batteries, biofuels, low carbon technology, lubricants and turbo-chargers. read more

Data Science

Data Science

Big data, decision science, machine learning, data analytics, bioinformatics, statistics, behaviour analytics, data transformation and data mining. read more

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Encompassing large scale anomaly and change point detection, penalised regression analysis, cluster and network analysis, trusted execution in cloud environments, topic modelling and machine learning. read more

Chemical Sciences

Chemical Sciences

Hardware, software and expertise to support data-rich experimentation in synthetic chemistry. read more

Computing

Computing

Imperial College London’s interdisciplinary researchers at the Institute of Security Science and Technology are committed to remaining at the forefront of discovery and innovation in areas relating to ICT and security. read more

Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Imperial College London is a hive of activity in drug discovery and development. Imperial hosts some of the world’s leading scientists as well as the affiliation with Imperial NHS trust, one of the largest academic health systems in Europe. read more

Healthcare

Healthcare

ICON has facilitated many large consulting projects that deliver solutions based on Imperial’s world leading expertise on topics ranging from healthcare reform and policy to epidemiological surveys. read more

Medical Devices

Medical Devices

Imperial College London’s multi-disciplinary expertise across medicine, design, engineering and computing has enabled ICON to assist start-ups and major firms in developing pioneering medical devices from concept to marketing approval. read more

Business and Finance

Business and Finance

We help clients to access bespoke solutions by combining expert knowledge from a range of expertise areas such as big data analytics, advanced mathematical finance and quantitative methods in order to solve the unique problems our clients face. read more

Insights

Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine

Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine

As the first trials of Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate got underway in June, the team leading this pioneering work talk though the science of the vaccine and how they will find out whether it protects people from the disease. read more

Transition to zero pollution

Transition to zero pollution

Building a future that is free from human-made pollution will require a complete realignment of almost all aspects of modern industry – coupled with scientists, engineers and economists collaborating on a scale not seen before. read more

Life after lockdown: Economy and recovery

Life after lockdown: Economy and recovery

COVID-19 has bought parts of the economy to a standstill and the costs of furloughing great swathes of the UK workforce must be met. Imperial’s academics look at how we can re-boot business – and whether the economy can be re-built with cleaner and greener investment read more

Case studies

Management of pests and vectors of disease

Management of pests and vectors of disease

Helping small-holder farmers with cost-effective techniques to manage pests and vectors of disease, reducing the use of chemical pesticides and promoting the efficiency of natural processes. read more

DISPERSE: Making sense of sound waves

DISPERSE: Making sense of sound waves

Disperse is an interactive software package for studying guided sound waves in a wide range of structures and components. Its principal applications are the exploitation of guided waves for non destructive evaluation across all industries including aerospace, power generation, and oil and gas. read more

Building a low carbon economy with ICT

Building a low carbon economy with ICT

Our consultants shared their expertise in economics to help Microsoft explore how ICT can play an enabling role in low carbon economies to reduce CO2 emissions. read more