Ways to engage

We are always looking for ways to communicate our research, for new collaborative opportunities, and for ways our research can create an impact. Our partnerships are a vital part of our success, and there are a range of ways for the public, industry, government and academics to engage with us.

Interested in research collaboration?

If you are an academic or academic institution and you are interested in developing a relationship with the College or in learning more about us, please get in touch with the relevant faculty, department or centre, as detailed on Imperial’s website.

Industry partnerships and commercialisation

Our Industry partnerships and commercialisation team helps industry and academics to develop bespoke collaborations, ranging from challenge-led collaborative research, to flagship industry funded centres. These collaborations offer the opportunity to employ academic curiosity and leading-edge innovation to tackle complex real-world challenges. Find out more about Industry partnerships and commercialisation.

Imperial Business Partners enables business leaders and policy-makers to meet world class researchers to exchange learning and insights. Members can access a range of unique services including professional development, mentoring and consultancy services. For more information about Imperial Business Partners please visit Imperial Business Partners.

Imperial Tech Foresight brings together world leading academics and business leaders to offer challenging, provocative and personal visions of the future. Each year, Tech Foresight and Imperial Business Partners jointly host an annual showcase event to explore the future of science and technology in areas such as computing, robotics and energy networks. Find out more about Imperial Tech Foresight at Imperial Tech Foresight.

Imperial Consultants harnesses the breadth and depth of expertise at the College to deliver solutions for both national and international organisations (ranging from SMEs to global corporates) within business, academia, non-profit, healthcare and government institutions. Imperial Consultants offer advisory services, expert insight, expert witness, analysis and testing, specialist training, and collaborative spaces. Find out more about Imperial Consultants at Imperial Consultants.

Interested in learning more about our research?

Engaging with the public – including schools, patients and local communities – is a vital part of our effort to ensure that our research benefits society. Our research engagement activities include blogs, talks, exhibits, games, and events. Our flagship event, Imperial Festival, is a free weekend-long public event held each year, which features activities for all ages and gives the public a chance to experience our research in science, engineering, health and business up close. Find out more about our engagement opportunities at Be inspired

Interested in supporting our research?

The support of alumni and friends helps us advance research across the College, enabling us to fund exciting research projects, researchers and students, and provide world class laboratory equipment and facilities. If you would like to find out more about opportunities for philanthropy visit our Giving pages.