Industrial collaboration

We deliver high impact research through collaboration with industry, and through commercial spin-outs.

Most of our research projects are at some level connected with commercial or government end-users. We have a track record of over 25 years of engagement with industry at all stages of research and development, from blue sky research to direct exploitation of mature technologies.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of past or ongoing industrial project partners:

  • Autoliv
  • BAR Systems
  • Bang & Olufsen
  • BBC
  • Bodymetrics
  • BT
  • Detica
  • Double negative
  • Dstl
  • FilmLight
  • Framestore
  • HP
  • Home Office
  • Lionhead Studios
  • NHS
  • Omni Perception
  • QinetiQ
  • Snell
  • Philips
  • Sony
  • Technicolor
  • The Foundry
  • Nicon
  • XCAM
  • Websourd.

Our Centre is a strategic partner in the BBC Audio Research Partnership announced 2011.

In addition to these collaborations, we have a strong record of industry spin-outs and technology transfer through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP).  Spin-out companies include 3D body scanning provider Avatar-Me, and OmniPerception - founded in 2001, and located in the adjacent Surrey Research Park.

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Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Alan Turing Building (BB)
University of Surrey