We have a thriving innovation culture and excel in connecting industry, business, and government with our academics, nurturing student entrepreneurship and championing grass-roots business development.

Professor Colin Riordan

Our vision

We aim to tackle the scientific, economic and policy challenges of the future.

Innovation Campus

Transforming our built environment to support a shift in our research and innovation activities.

Professor Graham Hutchings in CCI lab

Our innovators

Innovators work at the heart of our cutting-edge research to produce benefits for the economy, society and the environment.

Technician wearing mask looking at a blue and yellow semiconductor wafer

Our partnerships

We work with a range of partners to turn research questions into ‘real world’ answers.

News

Professor Robert Lark with self-healing concrete

Boost for self-healing concrete

16 March 2017

Over £4 million awarded to new Resilient Materials 4 Life project

Stian Westlake

The Innovating University II

13 March 2017

University and Nesta co-host innovation events.

University social science sparks international interest

2 March 2017

Social Science Research Park inspires Turkey’s first social science university.

Group of students with teacher holding notebook

The Centre of Education Innovation

We work closely with our academics to support learning and teaching innovation in the University.