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Why work with us?

Whether you need to nurture your workforce talent, make use of new technology, or access our skilled researchers, we can help your business be a success.

We have long-term relationships with small local companies, global multinationals, government organisations and charities, all of whom have benefited from our unrivalled skills, technology and research capability.

World-class talent

The Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory
Inside the lightning test chamber - a 100,000 amp strike to a panel of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic.

Our researchers have worked with businesses and the third sector to make a global impact, including reshaping the way the BBC reports, improving nuclear waste disposal and making major breakthroughs in genetics.

We are a top 20 university in the UK,  with 90% of our research confirmed as world-leading or internationally excellent by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

Key player

The University is the size of a small town, with a turnover of some £400m per annum. Our several hundred technologies and many research facilities are ready to help you achieve your goals. We also hire out accommodation and conference facilities.

We are a member of GW4, which brings together the South West and Wales' four leading, research-intensive universities and has a combined turnover of more than £1 billion, giving us access to more facilities and complementary expertise.

We make a significant contribution to the UK economy, with our total economic impact on the UK in 2020-21 — at the height of the pandemic — estimated at almost £3.7 billion.

Dedicated business engagement team

We know that one size does not 'fit all', and that every business has a different need. Our business engagement team will tailor services to meet your needs. We can bring solutions to your challenges, and help you to achieve your business and strategic goals.

From short-term projects (such as seeking immediate solutions to manufacturing or operational problems) to assistance with long-term projects on process enhancement, we are the university to work with to support your business.

If you would like to work with us, please get in touch to find out how we can help you.