Consulting services

Addressing your specific needs with cutting edge expertise

Our services are delivered by the world renowned research community at Imperial College London, supported by a dedicated professional services team who ensure your project is delivered on time and to specification. Over the last year, we’ve delivered 875 projects, for nearly 600 clients based in the UK and overseas.

With access to over 4000 leaders in their field, we can find the right consultant, with the right expertise to address your challenge…

Advisory services

Product design, research methods, data analysis, technology evaluation for investment, technological innovation, patent evaluation, prototype and protocol development, policy, cyber security and more. Assisting museums, writers, film makers and artists to ensure creations are scientifically sound.

Expert insight

Membership of Scientific Advisory Boards and Technical Panels, advice and guidance on drug development programmes, thought leadership, conference speakers, literature reviews and provision of foresight.

Analysis and testing

Use of the world-class specialist facilities and technicians at Imperial for projects ranging from aerodynamic measurements and medical imaging to structural testing and analysis.

Expert witness

Independent opinion and prior art search for patent infringements, civil and criminal cases and public enquiries. Working with legal teams to build cases, court appearances, providing experimental forensic testing and medico-legal reports.

Specialist training

Courses, workshops and presentations designed to your strategic business needs to keep your teams up to date with emerging developments.

Collaborative spaces

Workspaces are available for individuals, SMEs or corporates on Imperial’s campuses providing easy access to facilities and academic expertise. Advanced Hackspace, Incubator and ThinkSpace provide solutions of various sizes and costs, from drop-in days and Hackathons to long term tenancy.

License Imperial Tech

Tech developed by Imperial’s experts is available to license and includes – a method for stabilising proteins so that vaccines do not need to be chilled, a target for therapeutic treatment of neuropathic pain, and an extra-strong permeable concrete.​

Imperial Tech Foresight

Insights, thought leadership, futures workshops and events to help you future-proof your business, investigate disruption, and explore breakthrough technology and research through visionary academic perspectives.

Research collaborations

Benefit from world-leading academic expertise and partner with us on research collaborations to develop new insights and technologies – and translate them into commercial opportunities to meet your challenges.

If the services described above don’t match your needs, simply contact us with your requirements.

Our projects

Shedding light in Madagascar

Shedding light in Madagascar

Our consultants shared their expertise in electronics to help ToughStuff International Ltd. confirm the durability and efficiency of LED circuits used in their solar powered lighting, which is designed to withstand challenging conditions. read more

From big data to knowledge

From big data to knowledge

Dr Roberto Trotta reveals how his astrostatistics skills can solve the everyday complex data problems of a wide range of organisations. 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