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As one of the largest colleges of the University of London, Queen Mary is well placed to respond to the needs of your business.

We can offer you access to new technologies and academic expertise, collaboration on cutting edge research, assistance recruiting interns and graduates or hire of our award-winning facilities. Whether you are an international enterprise or local community group, please get in touch to discuss our range of services.

Find out who is in the Business Development Team [PDF 279KB].

Find academic partners and funding for collaborative projects

The Business Development Office provides access to Queen Mary University of London cutting-edge capabilities and state-of–the-art facilities. Our team of Business Development Managers will identify relevant academic expertise to meet your commercial requirements through collaborative research, contract research and consultancy.

Contact your Business Development Manager to discuss your needs.

Access new technologies

Our academic staff are engaged in making new discoveries and important connections – from 3D audio technology that allows you to browse a playlist to a new diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer. We are always looking for the right partners to develop research outputs and, where appropriate, take them to the market place.

Find out more about new licensing opportunities

Recruit talented interns and graduates

Our high-calibre students and graduates are a potentially valuable asset to your business – keen, hard-working and committed to spending time in the workplace – whether as interns or graduate trainees. We are always looking to make new connections with employers and hold a huge number of recruitment fairs throughout the year.

Find out more about recruiting fresh talent

Degree Apprenticeships

We are well positioned to work with organisations to develop and deliver degree apprenticeship programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate levels, i.e. levels 6 and 7) to meet your workforce needs. The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) has been offering a degree apprenticeship in Digital and Technology Solutions (BSc) since 2015 and partners with a growing range of national and regional employers.

We are actively working across a range of industries to expand our degree apprenticeship provision. To find out more please email

Hire our conference spaces, three star residences and catering services

Whether you are organising a full-scale conference or simply want an offsite venue for an important meeting, you can make use of the College’s impressive facilities. We have an excellent range of meeting and reception rooms and much of our comfortable accommodation is en suite with a view of the Regent’s Canal.

Find out more about our hospitality services

Use our business incubation services

The QMB Innovation Centre is the largest purpose-built laboratory space in London offering state of the art commercial laboratory and office space to start-up and existing science and technology companies. The QMB Innovation Centre also has an extensive service provider network, which has recently been formed and will continue to be expanded. The purpose-built infrastructure allows both chemistry and biology start ups to be accommodated; and the modular internal structure opens up exciting expansion possibilities for fast growing start ups.

Find out more about the QMB Innovation Centre