About Us

AURIL is the professional association representing all practitioners involved in knowledge creation, development and exchange in the UK and Ireland who work to ensure that new ideas, technologies and innovations flow from their institution into the market place. AURIL has more than 1600 members across Europe, drawn from universities and public sector research establishments.

AURIL offers a wide range of Benefits to its members. Be sure to check them out!


Latest News

    At a recent UUK event on “Universities, Communities and Business”, one of the main stage speakers dared to say that he thought that universities were well funded, at which point a witty member of the audience joked that he should be frog-marched from the building!
  • Event Report: NCUB Launch of the State of the Relationship Report 2016

    The National Centre’s State of the Relationship Report launch is establishing itself as an important event in the KE calendar. The early evening reception in London was well attended with a good spread of representation from both member Universities and Businesses.

  • AURIL Newsletter - April 2016
  • AURIL Blog
    Engaging with Professional Bodies

    How many Professional Bodies do you engage with during the course of delivering your role?


    Date: Monday 27th June 2016 at 3:30pm
    Location:NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL

    Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Association for University Research and Industry Links (the Company)

  • East Midlands AURIL Network - Inaugural meeting
    Date: Wed 15th June, 1.00 pm. 
    Location: Nottingham Trent University

    We are pleased to announce that a new AURIL network for the East Midlands will be launched on Wednesday 15th June at Nottingham Trent University.

    As the first European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) contracts are being issued our first topic is: ESIF – What are universities planning to deliver across the East Midlands?

  • AURIL2016

    Date: 6th and 7th October
    Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh