Research

Collaboration

Loughborough is well-known for the breadth of its research partnerships with multi-national businesses and has long-standing collaborative links with many public and private sector organisations.

Caterpillar Innovation and Research Centre

Summary

Launched in 2011, the Caterpillar Innovation and Research Centre – a partnership between Loughborough University and Caterpillar – investigates new low-emissions technologies for internal combustion engines.

Caterpillar Innovation and Research Centre

Energy Research Accelerator

Summary

The Energy Research Accelerator, which involves the six Midlands Innovation universities and the British Geological Survey, aims to foster research and develop new technologies to shape the UK’s energy landscape over the next 40 years.

 

Energy Research Accelerator

Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

Summary

With its headquarters based on the Loughborough campus, at the heart of the University’s Science and Enterprise Park, the ETI brings together projects that accelerate the development of affordable, clean, secure technologies needed to help the UK meet its 2050 climate change targets.

Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

Midlands Innovation

Summary

Midlands Innovation is a world-class research and innovation partnership, combining the collective excellence of the universities of Loughborough, Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick.

Midlands Innovation

Midlands Energy Consortium

Summary

The Midlands Energy Consortium is comprised of the universities of Loughborough, Birmingham, Nottingham and Warwick, and the British Geological Survey.

Midlands Energy Consortium

Midlands Energy Graduate School (MEGS)

Summary

A collaboration between the universities of Birmingham, Loughborough and Nottingham, MEGS brings together postgraduate students, recent graduates and academics as well as industrial partners in internationally-leading research environment.

Midlands Energy Graduate School (MEGS)

National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine

Summary

Located on the Loughborough University campus, the East Midlands hub is one of three in the UK that together comprise the country’s first-ever National Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre of Excellence.

National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine

NIHR and BRU

Summary

Launched in 2011, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit (BRU) looks at how physical activity, diet and lifestyle can impact upon the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes.

It is collaborative venture between Loughborough University, University Hospitals of Leicester and the University of Leicester.

NIHR and BRU

Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC)

Summary

Formed in 1991, the UTC is a strategic partnership between Loughborough University and Rolls-Royce for advanced technology development and associated research.

Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC)

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

Summary

Based in Ansty Park, Coventry, the MTC is a collaborative partnership between industry and four research partners – the universities of Loughborough, Birmingham and Nottingham, and TWI.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)