Imperial Consultants (ICON)

At Imperial Consultants (ICON), we have over 25 years experience in helping organisations create value for their business by developing practical and innovative solutions based on expertise and testing facilities at Imperial College London.

Our commercial focus drives us to continually improve our ability to meet clients’ needs in a fast, flexible and responsive way.

Our consultants are world class researchers at Imperial College London. In line with the College’s mission, they are committed to achieve enduring excellence in their respective business, engineering, medicine and science expertise areas for the benefit of society.


“Our mission is to maximise economic and social impact by enabling the application of Imperial College London’s cutting edge expertise and facilities to address real world challenges through consultancy.”


“Our vision is a world where the direct application of Imperial’s expertise to solve major challenges for the benefit of society and industry is the global standard.”

Facts & Figures about ICON

  • We are the UK’s leading university-owned consultancy company.
  • We support around 500 clients with around 600 projects each year.
  • We are standalone from the technology transfer office and research services - we are 100% focussed on consultancy.
  • We are flexible, working with organisations of all types (industry, government, third sector) and sizes (from SMEs to global corporates) - no project too large or small.
  • Our consultants actively pursue research careers, meaning that their knowledge and expertise remains at the cutting edge of their field.

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