Facilities and Expertise

The University offers industry and various organisations a diverse range of expertise and access to the world-class facilities in its Centres of Excellence and Research Institutes.

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We work closely with clients in all sectors of business and industry and use our in-house expertise and resources to meet their needs. We also draw on our extensive external contacts, including our partner institutions, to offer multi-disciplinary solutions for clients. To find out more contact our Consultancy team on this email address: consultancy@abdn.ac.uk.


Centres and Institutes

The University hosts a number of world-class research institutes and centres of excellence. They produce world-leading output in a range of disciplines in Arts and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine and Physical Sciences.

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Facilities and Services

The University is a major source of expertise for diverse sectors including the oil and gas industry, biotechnology, medical imaging and biomedical devices. We have a wide range of expert facilities available to consultancy, R&D and Knowledge Exchange partners. 

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Life Science Innovation Incubator

Life Science Innovation (LSI) is a business development unit focused solely on meeting the needs of the life science sector. The incubator offers flexible laboratory spaces, office accommodation and meeting facilities. Set in its own landscaped surroundings, Life Science Innovation is located in the heart of the professional and academic medical science community clustered at the University’s Foresterhill campus.