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. 

Need more information?

Please contact the BGS enquiries team

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