Business development

About BGS — Our data and services

BGS Business Development (BD) is tasked with helping to identify and access funding, including (but not limited to):

  • negotiation of commissioned research projects, partnerships and co-developed proposals
  • research grants access
  • data and product licensing
  • product royalties
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Working over a wide range of industries and clients, the BD team is also in charge of:

  • identifying and responding to requests for proposals (RFP), invitations to tender (ITT), invitations to quote (ITQ) and tenders
  • researching new opportunities
  • attending conferences, meetings, and industry events covering a range of subjects

The BGS’s client base includes both private and public sectors:

The BGS is part-funded by UKRI-NERC and the remaining funding comes from commissioned research, products and services. The enquiries team is often the first point of contact for a new potential client or when a business is seeking information on the products and services we can provide. If you have a specific commercial, research grant or collaboration enquiry, please contact BGS Enquiries and request to arrange an appointment with one of the BD team members. 

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