At PIHAS, we define Consultancy as the provision of expert advice, or testing, which draws upon and applies existing knowledge and expertise in health and allied sciences. The work should have clear and well-defined deliverables. The client organisation would expect to own the results of the work.
PIHAS recognises and encourages consultancy activity, as it contributes to its aim of promoting external engagement, enterprise and innovation. Our responsibilities in Consultancy include:

  • Developing and managing external Institute relationships, for the provision of expert advice
  • Promoting other Institute products and services
  • Identifying academic experts to meet client requirements
  • Exploiting new market opportunities
  • Giving expert advice, guidance and support throughout the project life-cycle
  • Managing consultancy contracts and health projects.
Consultancy in action
Our consultancy services translate our excellent research knowledge into real impact for our partners. We offer expertise in the health field with dedicated and experienced staff providing consultancy services. Our team of collaboration managers will discuss your requirements, the different ways we can work with you and find the expertise that you need.

We work with partners of all sizes, charities and public sector organisations on a consultancy basis to translate this knowledge into new commercial products, innovative services and ways of working.

Institute consultancy policy
See our Institute Consultancy Policy for more details.

Who engages in consultancy
Consultancy is aimed at academic members of staff, who have fulfilled their teaching and research obligations.
If you are an individual or organization wanting Consultancy work with PIHAS please contact us at and speak to a member of the team to discuss how we could support your business needs.