Innovation for the real world

Offering our world-leading expertise to make a difference across the globe is important to us. We help a range of businesses and organisations, from a variety of sectors, secure funding and use our skills and knowledge to transfer their ideas into reality.

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Innovation Hub can help
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Innovative Solutions

We work closely with our partners to deliver real economic, environmental and societal benefits. By sharing knowledge, ideas, and technologies we build strong trusted relationships.


Gain access to advanced technology to enhance the range and impact of your current offerings. Develop or improve products or services to create competitive advantage.

Finding Talent

Our range of services can help you develop the skills of your workforce, adapt to change and build your organisation’s capacity. This allows those we work with to pivot their operations more easily and build resilience for a sustainable future. 

Collaborative Partnerships

Our academics and researchers can help translate new science into transformative innovation. Support the growth of your business by collaborating with us.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

KTP projects apply the world-leading knowledge and expertise of academics to business-critical projects. By forming a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Edinburgh Napier University, you will be enabled to access our wide breadth of skills, expertise and talent to help your company develop and grow. 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Our Research Centres

Our Research Centres bring together academic staff, students and our external partner organisations in a united mission to solve real-world problems, influence policy, and deliver positive impact on a local, national and global scale.

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The staff at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland
have a huge amount of knowledge that was invaluable
to us while developing Descent Master.
Ewan Clark from Descent Master