Facilities and Equipment

Working with business

Access our facilities and equipment

We offer industry relevant equipment and facilities that are available for use by businesses across diverse sectors

Facilities and Equipment

The University offers access to facilities, equipment, services, and expertise to meet challenges and to progress projects.  Businesses of all sizes, from all corners of the globe, have utilised our facilities to enhance their business operations and innovation.

Whatever the size of your business, or the focus of your work, you can get access to the University’s services. You can find some useful links, helpful contacts, and examples of what we have to offer below.

Our science facilities

Please contact res-innov@abdn.ac.uk or visit the facilities section of our website to find out more about our available science equipment and facilities.

Environmental and biological sciences

We offer a range of analytical services and facilities which cover areas such as marine biodiscovery, trace element speciation, fish immunology, and plant, soil, and food systems.

Engineering and physical sciences

We have many facilities for areas such as energy, chemistry, and fluid mechanics. We also offer access to equipment such as high-resolution Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopes as well as power systems, communication, and optics production and testing equipment.

Medical and life sciences

The University has world-class expertise in life science and medicine and a wide range of services and facilities accessible for use. These cover areas such as biomedical imaging, applied health sciences, medical sciences, and nutrition and health.

Engaging with the life sciences industry

We offer many opportunities for industry representatives to work with our academics and their research groups to foster links and establish new partnerships with a view to developing long-term collaborations.

We aim to promote collaboration and engagement between academia and the life sciences industry. There is a wealth of health research and expertise at the University of Aberdeen which represents the link between academics, industrial partners and the business sector.

Life science facilities and research

Contact us

Please email res-innov@abdn.ac.uk if you are not sure which of our services would work best for you, or if you would like to discuss our facilities and equipment further.