At BIAD we work extensively with the business community. We have a strong track record for helping industry gain access to academic expertise, which is available for as little as half-a-day.
Email Research, Innovation & Enterprise Services
Our skilled staff can offer their knowledge across a range of specialisms, including:
Design and the creative industries
Fashion and textiles
Fine art research
Health and social care – specifically wellbeing
Historical, curation and archives
Human computer interaction
Institute for Digital Experience and Applications (IDEAs)
Low Carbon – specifically design, behaviour change, retro fit
Photography and visual research
Urban transformation, landscape design
Visual communication design
Consultancy services are organised across three main centres, although we are happy to discuss your individual requirements:
Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre
The Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre is a one-stop option not only for the jewellery and accessories markets but for any company seeking assistance in the areas of new product development, design, technology application and close-to-market research.
Design Knowledge Network
Design Knowledge Network (DKN) is a design-focused team who challenge companies to re-examine their business processes. DKN identifies and analyses new opportunities, stimulates business and design creativity, helps concept development and shapes strategic planning.
User-lab offers a variety of user-centred design and usability services at our bespoke facility. Our specialist areas include: web user testing, mobile technology development including iPhone apps, haptics and user interface design.
We undertake commercial, academic and creative projects with a wide range of clients.
For more information, telephone us on +44 (0)121 331 5252.