Support for business


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

KTP has been working for UK businesses and universities over the last forty years, and is one of the UK government’s most successful knowledge transfer programmes.

Each KTP is a three-way Partnership between a company, an academic team and a recent graduate.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships


Fusion Programme

InterTradeIreland Fusion




Knowledge connection for businesses




Policy engagement at Queen’s


InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme

The InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme aims to promote and encourage innovation across the island of Ireland.

The All-Island Innovation Programme brings international expertise in innovation to Queen’s University Belfast, NUI Galway, University College Cork and University College Dublin. Best international practice in an area of innovation is shared with business leaders, students, academics, knowledge transfer professionals and policy makers in each region via innovation lectures, seminars and masterclasses.

For further information visit: or contact Business Networks Officer, on: 028 9097 2598.

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Collaborative Research Funding

Commission Research for your Business

Interested in finding out more about how experts at Queen’s could help your business develop and grow?

Collaborative research funding


Consultancy Services

Financial support available for R&D projects with Northern Irish Companies.

The Research and Enterprise Directorate is the ’front door’ through which business can access the industrial support and knowledge base of the University.

Consultancy services