How we work with business

What we do

Research and Enterprise Development (RED) is committed to building new relationships with prospective external partners and enhancing links with current partners, including:

(University of Bristol staff may find our Developing Research Impact guide useful when considering external partnerships) 


In a complex world, the skills and knowledge of the academic community play a major part helping to unravel and understand key issues and challenges facing different communities.

The economy and society benefit as the insights that arise within our community become policy and practice, products and services improving people’s lives.

Businesses, small, medium and large, are essential links in the chain and, the relationship between industry and academia is increasingly vital, energetic, involving a daily interchange of people, ideas and knowledge.


Prospective partners

We want you to become part of this: Get in touch with our Business Account Manager (Frances Frith), find out about our business and partnerships and our SETsquared Business incubator.

Read our guide to managing intellectual property in collaborative projects, from companies to communitities and artists UoB IP booklet (PDF, 174kB)

Current partners

Let's do more: From collaborative industrial funding schemes, to secondment opportunities to or from the University and proof-of-concept development.


If you can't see what you need or have a more general enquiry about how the University can help you in your business, then please contact a member of our team: 

Related links


Name and role title Area  Tel Email
Lucy Beck, 
Knowledge Exchange Officer
EPSRC IAA and STFC IAA (0117) 42 84079
Frances Frith, 
Business Account Manager
Business partnerships, KTP and Innovate UK 07810791317
John Halliwell, 
Knowledge Exchange Associate
Impact development in Health Sciences (0117) 42 84030   
Nikki Hicks, 
Knowledge Exchange Officer
ESRC IAA and Impact stories (0117) 42 84031     
Lisa Kehoe, 
Knowledge Exchange Associate
Impact development in Life Sciences (0117) 42 84040

Eloise Meller, 
Knowledge Exchange Associate

Impact development in Social Sciences (0117) 42 84212

Teresa Nurser,
Knowledge Exchange Officer

BBSRC FTMA, MRC PtD, and Wellcome ITPA  (0117) 42 84058
Phil Plumber, 
Knowledge Exchange Associate


EPSRC IAA (0117) 42 84105
Michael Reilly,
Knowledge Exchange Associate
Impact development in Science (0117) 42 84071
Andrew Wray, 
Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager
Impact development in Social Sciences & Law and Arts, RCUK impact funds, KTP, Innovate UK and REACT hub (0117) 42 84095     

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