The Smith Institute provides strategic advice and support to organisations who wish to lead within their sector by utilising cutting-edge research in the area of mathematical modelling, statistics and data analysis. Our team of experts advise on how to achieve rapid development of required capabilities and new products and services in order to unlock the value in data, processes and systems.

For over twenty years, we have been delivering strategic and facilitation services to our clients. We have a deep understanding of business needs as well as advanced expertise in mathematical techniques that underlie digital offerings.

  • Strategic consultancy for companies wishing to develop new services based on data analysis and modelling, including advice on required capabilities.
  • Workshop facilitation and managing stakeholder engagements to develop new R&D and Innovation strategies.
  • Cutting edge advice and training via focussed problem-solving study groups in areas of mathematical modelling and data analysis.
  • Review of digital capabilities by mapping current know-how; identifying gaps and enabling inter-organisational knowledge exchange.

Our strategic consultancy projects involve facilitation and stakeholder engagement. The most recent examples include advising the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council on strategic approaches to realising the commercial value of environmental data; providing long-term support to Radioactive Waste Management Ltd in the modelling that will underpin the UK’s nuclear waste storage strategy; and working with the Malaysian government, supported by the British Council, on the development of Research & Development (R&D) and Innovation strategies.