University of Essex - Research and Enterprise Office

Telephone: 01206 872922

Essex is the number two university in the UK for the number of Innovate UK-funded projects, and ranks as the leading university in the East of England and London for leveraging R&D grant funding, to collaborate with businesses helping them to drive innovation, improve productivity and ultimately grow.

The university has expertise in the research areas of protein structure and the mechanisms of disease working to establish the link between structure and the physiological function of proteins with research spanning from individual atoms and isolated molecules to cellular biology approaches including pre-clinical models of cancer and immunology. Further fields of expertise are in genetics and computational biology with particular strengths in epigenetics and chromatin structure.