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Commercial Opportunities

Looking for a technology or invention to commercialise?

Queen’s researchers are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges, from cyber security and sustainable energy to cancer detection and food security. We identify and develop market validated technologies to enable our partners to take these innovations to the marketplace. Is Queen’s your next technology partner?

Search our technologies available for licensing

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Are you an Investor or Entrepreneur?

Would you like to work with our world-class researchers to invest, commercialise or mentor some of our exciting opportunities?

The Innovation Commons is a commercial ‘space in common', where entrepreneurs, consultants and investors can collaborate to explore technology opportunities emerging from our research base. Please sign up, where we will notify you of our forthcoming campaigns.

The Innovation Commons



Available technologies


Partnership Development

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Networks and Connections

Access to international networks

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s (CEC) is a valuable business forum in Northern Ireland that supports high-level business networking, established to strengthen links between higher education and the business community.

Find out more about CEC

Student Recruitment

Research project

Support our students

Find and fund the next big discovery

Find out how

Employ our graduates

Employer gateway

Support for Business

Networking opportunities

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Partnership between a company, academic & graduate

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

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Collaborative Research Funding

Commission Research for your business

Collaborative research funding

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Consultancy Services

Financial support available for R&D projects

Consultancy services

Our facilities


Host your event at Queen's

Our facilities are available to hire for all occasions. From intimate receptions to gala dinners, meetings to conferences, Queen's has the space for you.

Whether you are planning an international conference, lavish banquet or awards ceremony, the experience will be unforgettable.

Conferencing and facilities

William J Clinton Leadership Institute building


This exceptional facility is the perfect location for business leaders to come together and learn.

Located at Riddel Hall in leafy South Belfast, the Leadership Institute brings world-class facilities, leading academics and industry experts together to deliver executive education and leadership programmes.

Leadership Institute

Business Case Studies

Case studies

Business News