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    Our health research supports the delivery of better disease prevention, more effective treatments and production of advances in health through technology

We're working with health services, businesses and policy makers to address the world-wide need for earlier and more accurate disease detection and better treatments, as well as disease prevention throughout life.

We provide a single hub for expertise in our areas of core strength:

  • medtech
  • biomedical imaging technologies
  • medicines
  • assistive technologies
  • global public health

Whether you’re a clinician or in business, we can build a multi-disciplinary team of researchers to respond to your specific needs. We provide a flexible approach that can include a one-off research project, collaborative research and development or the formation of a consortium of stakeholders with common interests.

Who we work with

We're proud of the many partnerships we've established with world-leading companies and institutes across a broad range of sectors. They include:

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service logo Cancer Research logo GlaxoSmithKline logo NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde logo MGB Biopharma logo

Our partners benefit from access to cutting-edge facilities and the expertise of leading researchers at Strathclyde who have extensive experience of working with health services and companies.

Contact us

Research & Knowledge Exchange Services

Tel: +44 (0) 141 548 3707


Discover more about our health research

New technology to detect sight-threatening disease

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde are involved in research – boosted by new funding – into technology to detect early visual loss in people with long-term conditions.

New technology

Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teenage girls, says new study

The results showed that girls who were obese, as measured by BMI (body mass index) at age 11 had lower academic attainment at 11, 13 and 16 years when compared to those of a healthy weight.

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