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Collaborate with us

Our Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise team work with government bodies, businesses and charities both nationally and internationally to generate new knowledge and understanding and deliver innovative products, processes and services. We also collaborate with academics from institutions all over the world in specialist research that reflects the very latest thinking.

Organisations partner with us because they value the quality of our research - the latest research rankings confirm that Royal Holloway is among the top research-led universities in the UK, with outstanding areas in all 6 of our schools. We maintain close contact with UK Research and Innovation and InnovateUK so we’re up to date with research priorities and funding opportunities. We also maintain an influential network within the European Union.

We have established 4 key research areas promoting interdisciplinary research expertise and excellence. These areas are:


Living Sustainably

Advanced Quantum Science and Technologies 

Transformative Digital Technologies, Security and Society

Want to accelerate the delivery of a new product, improve a process or service, or enhance your business performance? We use our research expertise to help businesses tackle a wide range of challenges from short-term problems to long term strategic needs. 

Our services include: access to our expertise and intellectual property, opportunities to innovate, access to state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities, knowledge transfer partnerships and opportunities for students including PhD studentships.

We welcome enquiries from industry and academics at other institutions who would like to collaborate with us on existing or new research projects. To discuss your future collaboration with Royal Holloway email us at

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