Who we are
We are the UK’s leading academic consultancy provider, connecting external organisations to the knowledge and resources of Imperial College London. Imperial Consultants was founded in 1990.
We’re owned by Imperial College London and complement its other knowledge transfer activities, Imperial Innovations and Corporate Partnerships. Our consultants are drawn from the academic expertise from within Imperial - we have access to over 3,000 academic and research staff in all areas of engineering, medicine, science and business.
What we do
We deliver quality, confidential, commercial services including technical advice, expert witnesses and testing, measurement and analysis for industry, commerce and government worldwide. Whether it’s support for your in-house research or access to the state-of-the-art facilities you can harness the expertise of Imperial with Imperial Consultants.
Why we do it
Imperial College London is a world-leading university with expertise in many areas of engineering, science, medicine and business. We believe that academic research should benefit all society and there should be fewer boundaries between academia and industry. Imperial Consultants is a company that aims to make it easier to apply research to real-life problems.
Imperial's academics benefit from the interaction with industry and the chance to apply their knowledge, and our clients benefit from the specialist knowledge only a university holds.
How we do it
We provide a comprehensive professional service for Imperial academics who act as consultants. By taking on all the financial, contractual and administrative tasks, the academics can concentrate on your project.
Our staff are experienced in the project management, contract negotiation and financial requirements of confidential commercial projects. Many have science backgrounds so are well placed to understand your organisation’s needs and, with access to over 3000 researchers at Imperial, we can find the right consultant for you.