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Expert Services

Real-world problems typically require solutions from across a wide range of disciplines. That is why our researchers and academics work closely with external organisations and with colleagues across the University, especially in areas such as chemistry and engineering, to ensure our work draws on the latest thinking and knowledge.

The Faculty of Medicine leads innovative learning and discovery for better health across the lifecourse - this is further enabled through our close interaction and integration with the University's recently developed £50 million Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS). The Institute enables integration of biological chemistry, micro and nano devices, bioengineering, computational modelling, signal processing and bioinformatics with our translational pathway and programmes in Medicine, providing a unique opportunity to drive learning and discovery in the Life Sciences and biomedicine.


Medicine is experienced at commercialising leadingedge medical research and is proud of its commercial acumen and strong links with enterprise. Our experience in translating innovative ideas and technologies into commercial success is second to none and our experts are available to help you make the most of your commercial ventures.


If your company requires skills and knowledge in leading technology and applied research, we can provide dedicated and professional teams to work on consultancy projects. We also have a wide range of highly experienced academics who can be involved in short or long-term projects.

Research and Innovation Services (R&IS)

Research and Innovation Services (R&IS) is dedicated to helping our external partners, businesses, international organisations and academics, to access the support and expertise they need from within Medicine.Read more about Research and Innovation Services here

Health and Pharma Industry Sector Team

As part of our core strategy to develop and embrace enterprise, the University of Southampton has set up a University Industry Sector Team (UIST) focused on Health and Pharma, whose aim is to improve the way the research needs of the Pharma and Healthcare sectors.Read more about the Health and Pharma Industry Sector Team here

Wessex Institute

The Wessex Institute is a multidisciplinary and collaborative group of researchers, managers, academics, clinicians and others. It is an enterprise unit within the Faculty of Medicine.Read more about the Wessex Institute here

Institute for Life Sciences
Institute for Life Sciences
Information about Intellectual Property
Information about Intellectual Property
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