AURIS is an acronym for Aberdeen University Research & Industrial Services. The University of Aberdeen has many spin-off companies, and AURIS Ltd, a company owned by the University, provides a starting point for them in an industrial environment.
Research and Innovation is a section within the University's administration. Previously known as AURIS Research, its role was a function of AURIS Ltd.
The AURIS building is located on St Machar Drive, next to the Plant & Soil Science Building.