The University of Bristol is one of the leading research universities in the UK, having an excellent national and international reputation in research, teaching and global discovery. In the latest independent assessment of research quality (RAE 2008), over 61 per cent of the research work assessed in 48 research fields at Bristol was awarded either the top 4* rating, defined as ‘world leading’, or the 3* rating, classified as ‘internationally excellent’. The University has a successful track record of commercialising the major scientific discoveries and innovations generated from this research.
The University’s Research and Enterprise Development (RED) division aims to promote world-class research and commercialisation activities to potential research collaborators, licensees or inventors. These activities include: