Areas of expertise

The School of Physics & Astronomy industry areas of expertise.

Complex Fluids

The Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership (ECFP) offers you access to world-class facilities and researchers working with dispersions, gels, emulsions, pastes and liquid crystals. We offer a range of services, from simple product characterisation to consultancy and research contracts tackling real-world problems that affect your formulations and processes.

Work with Space and Data-Intensive sectors.

The Higgs Centre for Innovation includes a new business-focussed facility specifically for supporting startups and SMEs working in the space and data-intensive sectors.

Run by the Science and Technology Facilities Council in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, the Higgs Centre for Innovation is a UK Government facility supporting commercial growth regionally and across the UK. Alongside academia it will house a Business Incubation Centre (BIC) and a suite of dedicated Facilities, helping remove barriers to growth for companies in space and big-data.