Research and innovation
Home to one of Europe's largest Green Hydrogen research groups and a high proportion of internationally respected centres of expertise engaged in Net Zero research and innovation with demonstrable commercial and societal impact.
Net Zero related Centres
In partnership with industry, policymakers, including national and international government agencies, our research centres lead a breadth of projects required for a Net Zero future.
Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology
Internationally significant research applications spanning wind power, solar PV, energy in buildings, grid connection and integration, and energy storage. Cross-disciplinary critical mass focused on low-cost green hydrogen from production through to use.
Loughborough Materials Characterisation Centre
High quality characterisation of materials down to the atomic level and analytical services and £6M world-class equipment available to support hydrogen research and industry partners.
Building the new technology ecosystem
The University is a founding partner in the patient capital investment company for university spinouts and early-stage IP rich businesses in the Midlands.
Midlands Mindforge is an independent company wholly owned by Midlands Innovation universities that aims to raise up to £250m from strategic corporate partners, institutional investors, and qualifying individuals. Clean technologies is a priority area.