Consultancy and Technical Services
Consultancy is the provision or transfer of existing knowledge and expertise to help an organisation solve a particular issue, or to provide them with longer term strategic advice relevant to the nature of their organisation through a contract for payment. It is one of the principle mechanisms by which universities transfer knowledge and provide access to leading-edge facilities.
Consultancy includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Before committing to a consultancy project, a number of considerations need to be made in advance, such as relevant expertise, confidentiality, management of intellectual property, deliverables, timescales and fee. A consultancy contract will need to be put in place in advance.
Interested businesses should get in touch with the KTC through email@example.com to discuss your requirements.
Staff at the University of Reading will manage the process, to get started please refer to Research Services.