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Access our Expertise

Access our expertise

Tap into our wide range of expertise, knowledge and facilities that we have to offer aimed at helping businesses, organisations, employers and individuals grow and develop.

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UCLan is committed to providing support for businesses and organisations of all sizes and from all sectors, to improve performance, impact and competitiveness on a global scale. Businesses and organisations can utilise the knowledge of UCLan’s internationally recognised research centres, the expertise of staff, students and graduates, and the outstanding facilities we have to offer.

Experts’ Directory

The University of Central Lancashire's Experts' Directory is a searchable resource for journalists. It provides contact details of our academics who are happy to assist the media with their enquiries.

Intellectual Property

The University of Central Lancashire is proud to present its portfolio of Intellectual Property which covers a wide range of categories, including: biomedical sciences, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, forensic sciences, nuclear sciences, materials and Nano-materials technologies, tribology technologies, pharmacy and 3D printing technologies.


The University of Central Lancashire has a growing and vibrant community of academic innovators. We produce high quality international and world-leading research across an expanded range of other disciplines ranging from the humanities, arts and social sciences.

Innovation Clinic

The Innovation Clinic supports Lancashire businesses to innovate and grow through the development of new to firm and new to market products.

Engineering Innovation

Shaping the future of engineering skills development within the North West. The Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) will be a state-of-the-art facility, equipped to a high quality standard, on the Preston Campus.

Leadership Hub

The Leadership Hub Is a highly skilled team of individuals with a passion for and expertise in: creative facilitation; developmental coaching; and the enhancement of professional practice in leadership development and research.

Criminal Justice Partnership

The UCLan Criminal Justice Partnership is a dynamic collaboration of academics from a broad range of disciplines who can respond in a timely and innovative way to the challenges faced by a diverse range of external partners.

Law Clinic

Lancashire Law School are very pleased to offer a free legal advice service in the community. It is operated by students under the close supervision of qualified solicitors, from both in-house and local law firms in Lancashire who support the Law School.

Centre for Mediation

The Centre for Mediation provides civil and commercial mediation services. The University of Central Lancashire is fully invested in the practice of mediation, with it's well-renowned Mediation Clinic, and offers professional training and accreditation.

Language Academy

UCLan’s Language Academy offers professional English language teaching, testing and support. Our aim is to support the International community to aspire, advance and achieve through their learning of the English Language.

Civic Drone Centre

The Civic Drone Centre works with companies, individuals and organisations that are using, or planning to use, remotely operated vehicles across a wide range of scenarios.


PROTECT is a leading provider of Higher Education courses and consultancy services in respect of crisis management, organisational resilience and emergency management capabilities in the global marketplace.


The Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL) has gained a reputation for designing and delivering world class courses, projects and volunteering opportunities in the UK and internationally.

Kit Catalogue

Kit Catalogue is a searchable database used to locate a piece of equipment or facility available at UCLan. It is possible to browse by school, category of equipment, manufacturer or search by keyword.

Corporate News

The latest news from around UCLan can be found here.