Research and consultancy

The Faculty offers opportunities for commercial and social enterprise. It has expertise across a range of disciplines. World-class academics can provide expert practical and theoretical advice, to enable collaborative contract research, facilities hire and consultancy or improved commercialisation through knowledge transfer.

We are also the academic partner for Enterprise Europe Network (Greater London), which serves to assist in growth and internationalisation of business.

Our specialist areas include:

Digital Information Research Centre

Our Digital Information Research Centre carries out internationally-leading work in the field of informatics. It addresses the needs of society in the thematic areas of health, communications, security and data.

Vocality KTP partnership with Vocality International Ltd, an IP communications company based near Guildford to develop new technologies over wireless technologies. These new developments will have relevance to a number of key markets including government, military and the private sector.

Robot Vision

The Robot Vision research group has expertise in human and computer vision, automatic image and video interpretation, visual attention and cognition, ambient assisted living (AAL) and intelligent systems.

Projects include digitally automating the identification of plant and insect species including work with Kew Gardens Kew on automated identification of moth larvae.

The group is developing a virtual reality ‘VR' mobile app to demonstrate the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

The team also won funding of more than €900,000 for a Europe-wide MONICA project. This explores how smart technologies could improve video surveillance and speed up the response from security teams to incidents in the middle of large crowds.

Engineering, Environment and Society

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Our research can help you deal with a wide range of needs, by either advancing your existing UAV technology or by developing new, customised and efficient solutions for your conventionally dangerous, expensive or labour-intensive operations. We have expertise not only in UAV design and flight optimisation, but also in artificial intelligence and machine learning, remote sensing, computer vision, anomaly detection, wireless communication and computer aided engineering.

Find out more about our UAV solutions.

Centre for Engineering, Environment and Society Research

This Research Centre brings together researchers at all levels who work in engineering and environmental sciences and has specific expertise in:

Contact us

To find out more about what Kingston University offers, email our Business and Innovation team or phone +44 (0)20 8417 3045, and we will be happy to talk through your requirements.