The University of Aberdeen has an outstanding history of pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in medicine, science, arts and humanities over five centuries.
They are committed to engaging with business and have a strong track record of working effectively with industry to translate excellence in research into business applications. The PraxisUnico Annual Report 2013 ranks Aberdeen sixth in the UK for success in spinning out research into commercial enterprises from 2010 to 2012. Recent outstanding successes have been in the fields of drug development, diagnostic tools, and natural language generation.
The University of Aberdeen's Research and Innovation team connects businesses with the University's expertise in consultancy and continuing professional development, working closely with an academic community of world-leading researchers in Arts and Social Sciences; Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences and Medicine, and increasingly as interdisciplinary teams.