Collaborate with us

Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter is a dynamic, friendly and motivational discipline with an outstanding global reputation for research excellence. We use innovative approaches and technologies to create new knowledge and transform our scientific understanding.

Knowledge is transferred through the validation of new products, informing policies, adding value to partners and benefiting athletes, patients and the wider society.

We focus on:
  • Elite performance
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Healthy ageing
  • Physical activity for health
  • Biomechanics
  • Paediatric and exercise physiology
  • Metabolism and nutrition
  • Psychology and skill acquisition
We can support you with:
  • Improving performance
  • Product innovation
  • Bespoke training design and testing
  • Cost-effective smart solutions to business problems
  • Access to external funding
  • Shared risk on new projects
Our values:
  • Using gold standard, robust scientific methodologies
  • Being cutting edge through state of the art facilities
  • Adopting flexible, tailored approaches to research
  • Developing strategic partnerships; industry, academia, third and public sector
  • Driving policy change

Ways to work with us

Consultancy and smart R&D solutions

We work with organisations on collaborative R&D projects to improve product and service development, and keep you ahead of the competition.

We can help with:

  • Cost-effective smart solutions to business problems
  • Connected thinking across a wide range of sectors
  • Access to external funding
  • Sharing insights that will impact on your sector
  • First mover advantage
  • Shared risk on new projects
  • Access to our world-class facilities

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is a collaborative project between a business and a university, which is facilitated by a high-calibre graduate.

KTP projects last between 1-3 years and are part-funded by the Government.

They focus on growing business capabilities and developing innovative solutions are an excellent way to embed knowledge and access new expertise. 

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Recruit our students

There are a wide range of ways to engage with our students, including:

  • Hosting a visit to your organisation
  • Giving a guest lecture or presentation on campus
  • Offering a work placement
  • Coming to a careers event
  • Recruiting student and graduate interns

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Our partners: case studies

Below are just a few examples of current projects we are working on with industry partners. 

Our funders

We can make your resources go further by helping you access grants and funding from sources such as:

  • Government grants
  • Innovate UK
  • Research Councils
  • EU and international funding
  • R&D Tax Credits

Examples of current funded projects

Meet the experts

Find out about some of our leading academics below.