Loughborough University helping to drive growth across the UK
The importance of Loughborough University to the economy and employment, both regionally and nationally, has been highlighted by a new report.
Community groups invited to bid for University funding through the Open Fund
Community and voluntary groups in Charnwood are being offered the chance to bid for funding through the University’s annual Donations Fund Programme.
University partner announces £9.5m world-class skills centre
MIRA Technology Park – the UK’s leading automotive Technology Park and Enterprise Zone – has announced the construction of the MIRA Technology Institute.
Design school graduates achieve success at the 2017 James Dyson Awards
Two graduates from Loughborough Design School have been named finalists in the UK James Dyson Awards.
Major investment sees partner expand operations at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park
Interface Polymers, based at the University’s Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) has secured a £2m investment round led by private capital investment group 24Haymarket to advance its unique Polarfin® copolymer additive technology.
Loughborough University: Proud partner of a £276 million national infrastructure improvement programme, launched today
Loughborough University is part of a multi-million infrastructure research programme which has been officially launched in London today.
Local groups awarded £27,500 from University donation fund
Two organisations have been awarded funds to support their work in the community.
University partnership wins Knowledge Catalyst award
Loughborough University has worked in partnership with DJB Instruments (UK) since 2015, and the successful collaboration has been recognised by an EADT Business Award.
Loughborough University’s class of 2017 honoured at graduation ceremonies
This week, Loughborough University is honouring thousands of students at its summer graduation ceremonies. The achievements of students are celebrated as they reach the end of their degrees.
Quantum technology summer school welcomes PhDs from the MoD
Ministry of Defence funded PhD students have visited Loughborough University for a week-long summer school aimed at developing their expertise of quantum technology.
Graduates sweep the awards at the annual New Designers show
Loughborough University graduates scooped four awards at this year’s New Designers exhibition – an annual contest which highlights excellence in design.
Students present ideas to revitalise local museum
Postgraduate students from Loughborough University have presented creative proposals to bring more visitors to the town’s Old Rectory Museum.
Enterprising students celebrated at annual awards ceremony
Loughborough University and the Students’ Union (LSU) celebrated their annual Enterprise Awards last month, recognising the enterprising achievements of students.
Loughborough University Enterprise Awards 2017: Winners announced
The winners of Loughborough’s annual Enterprise Awards competition were announced at a ceremony last night.
Two weeks left to vote in the 2017 Enterprise Awards
There are just under two weeks left until voting closes for the Enterprise Awards 2017 - Loughborough University’s annual celebration of academic and entrepreneurial excellence.
James Dyson Award 2017 open for entries
The James Dyson Award 2017 is now open for entries and Loughborough design and engineering students are encouraged to apply.
The Internet is not a level playing field for running a successful business… especially if you are a woman
Women who run online businesses are less likely to be given funding or be taken seriously despite expectations that the Internet would level the entrepreneurial playing field.
Design School explores opportunities to support employment in developing countries through product design thinking
Loughborough Design School has undertaken a research project to identify ways in which creative product design thinking can support developing countries in manufacturing products for export.
Textiles students to benefit from working with global cotton brand
Second-year students on the University’s Textiles: Innovation and Design course have been invited to enter the first Innovation Competition launched by COTTON USA.
Loughborough University and MOD join forces to tackle tendon injuries in the armed forces
Loughborough University has joined forces with the Ministry of Defence to try and help UK military personnel with tendon injuries.
Enterprise Awards 2017: Voting opens for Loughborough University’s annual celebration of academic and entrepreneurial excellence
The innovative research and creative focus of Loughborough University’s most inventive individuals are being celebrated again at this year’s Enterprise Awards – with the public voting now open.
Life after 5G: Communications experts from Loughborough University join EU science project to boost knowledge of nanotechnology
Communications experts at Loughborough University are looking beyond 5G and developing the longer-term future of wireless technology as part of a £600,000 European research project into electromagnetics and nanoelectronics.30 March 2017
Game-changing 3D print innovations invented at Loughborough University feature at the heart of new manufacturing centre
An advanced 3D printing technique developed at Loughborough University which is capable of mass-producing up to 100,000 components a day will be at the heart of a new manufacturing centre, officially launched this week.30 March 2017
Midlands Innovation welcomes the publication of the Midlands Engine strategy
The Government has today published the Midlands Engine strategy, which will help position the Midlands as a major UK and European gateway, to unlock the region’s potential and support growth across every sector.9 March 2017
Second Enterprise Zone confirmed for region
News of a second Enterprise Zone (EZ), that could bring more than 21,000 new jobs and £123 million into the area over the next 25 years, was announced today (Monday 13th February 2017) during a state visit by Rt Hon Marcus Jones MP, Minister for Local Government.13 February 2017
Spin out acquisition by Merford will accelerate impact of industrial noise control technology
Sonobex, the multi-award-winning spin out from Loughborough University’s physics research base, has been acquired by Merford UK, a leading specialist in industrial noise control. This secures the family company not only more 'brain power', but also brings a revolutionary technology in house: capable of reducing noise using by innovative, novel methods.2 February 2017
£3.2m funding for Midlands-based high performance computing centre
The Midlands Innovation group of universities and Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £3.2million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish HPC Midlands Plus – a centre of excellence in high performance computing (HPC).2 February 2017
Loughborough’s Earn to Learn scheme could keep more jobs UK-based
Graduate jobs are on the decline as companies look to outsource their middle management roles. But one academic’s surprise solution could not only stop the flow of UK jobs going overseas, but also provide current students with financial assistance and improved career prospects.30 November 2016
Rail industry breakthrough technology Repoint wins IET Innovation Award
Repoint, a radical new track switch product developed by Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group, has won a prestigious IET Innovation Award in recognition of its potential to support increased levels of day-to-day rail traffic across the network.17 November 2016
Advanced Technology Innovation Centre drives rapid growth
The latest development on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC), has achieved over 95% occupancy within a year of its launch. With strong demand for start-up space and more developed companies rapidly expanding, ATIC is already playing a vital role in driving local economic growth.6 October 2016