National commission commends Loughborough research as foundation for Living Wage
The Living Wage Commission has established a new, independent basis for setting the Living Wage across the UK, in which Loughborough research plays a central role.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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