Iconal Technology is an independent contract research and consultancy company, not affiliated with any product manufacturer or systems vendor. Iconal carries out research and consultancy exclusively for government departments, agencies and public bodies, offering impartial, independent, science-based advice. See our full independence statement here.


Iconal Technology recognises that the development of new capabilities depends on innovation. Our approach is based on insight into the problems to be solved, coupled with imagination to find new solutions. Cross-fertilisation – identifying and applying ideas and techniques from different fields – is an important part of this approach.


Science and technology know no boundaries; Iconal Technology maintains a global network of contacts in government, industry and academia. With our contacts and customer base across the UK, USA, Europe and further afield, we work to facilitate the international co‑operation and collaboration needed to deliver new capabilities.

Triple Helix

Our ‘triple helix’ experience across the academic, commercial and government environments, coupled with the breadth and depth of our technical expertise and our proven agility and flexibility as a small company, makes us an excellent partner for many Government S&T research contracting needs.