There are myriad possibilities for commercialising research using a co-operative approach to enterprise and entrepreneurship. If you are interested in forming a start-up company based on the co-operative model of business, or in exploring ideas for applied research within a co-operative enterprise framework, CETS can offer the expertise, contacts, and experience to help you get started. Please contact

Co-operative Development Scotland, a subsidiary of Scottish Enterprise, is a key organisation that provides services and support for creating and sustaining all kinds of co-operative businesses.

The University of Aberdeen's Research and Innovation office is experienced in handling a range of commercialisation matters.