School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Working with business

Our track record

We have a strong track record of collaborating with business, public and voluntary organisations to improve productivity and performance.

Student Enterprise Awards 2016 Nominee

Colleen Liston, BSc Construction Engineering Management

Colleen successfully contributed to Lendlease’s East London regeneration project – delivering outstanding residential buildings and creating a lasting community legacy.

Student Enterprise Awards 2016 Nominee

2015 Enterprise Awards - Economic Impact Nominee

LeakfinderST – Leak detection and location in water pipes

We helped Severn Trent Water and Echologics launch a new product to quickly and cost-effectively pinpoint underground leaks. It has the potential to save up to £5m a year in the UK alone – and international interest is growing fast. 

2015 Enterprise Awards - Economic Impact Nominee

2015 Enterprise Awards - Social and Cultural Impact Nominee

Our partnership with the Department of Health England, IFF Research resulted in the production of the first Health Building Note (HBN) which provides guidance for health and social care settings and informs practice and policy worldwide.

2015 Enterprise Awards - Social and Cultural Impact Nominee

Student Enterprise Awards 2015 - Nominee

Robert Mann, MEng Civil Engineering

During his placement at Stanton Bonna Concrete, Robert looked at data from the Highways Agency and determined the most common types and sizes of catchpits used. This data was then used to create a new standard design of catchpit product.

Student Enterprise Awards 2015 - Nominee

2014 Loughborough University Enterprise Awards - Consultancy Winner

A range of external partners including Ove Arup and the National Trust have sought our daylight modelling expertise. Our framework to evaluate the daylight provision of buildings has informed new legislation and European standards.

2014 Loughborough University Enterprise Awards - Consultancy Winner

2014 Enterprise Awards - International Impact Nominee

The Water, Engineering Development Centre (WEDC) is one of the world's leading education and research institutes for developing knowledge and capacity in water and sanitation for low- and middle-income countries.

2014 Enterprise Awards - International Impact Nominee

2013 Enterprise Awards - Knowledge Transfer Nominee

We helped SE Controls to embed expertise to consolidate their leading position in the new build market with a new product, and enter the commercial refurbishment market.

2013 Enterprise Awards - Knowledge Transfer Nominee