REF 2021 RESULTS 


7161 researchers delivering world-leading research

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The TALENT Commission 


Strategic insights into the future of the UK's technical talent in higher education and research 

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Driving a new 

hydrogen economy

HyDex - A new project to support and foster the creation of a new hydrogen industrial economy in the Midlands

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CHALLENGE ENERGY /

ENERGY RESEARCH ACCELERATOR (ERA)

A Midlands Innovation initiative, ERA is working to address the most pressing global energy challenges. Based on the four innovation themes of Energy Conversion, Energy Storage, Energy Distribution and Energy Use, ERA is finding new ways to address the issue of climate change through the development of renewable energy solutions and the reduction of carbon emissions.

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CHALLENGE TRANSPORT /

Midlands Innovation is seeking to build new collaborations, projects and partnerships that can help to drive innovation in the transport sector. Our collective strengths cut-across sectors and we aim to take a cross-sectoral approach to delivering transport innovation that meets the needs of our partners.

Challenge Health/

Health

Midlands Innovation Health coordinates and combines the collective excellence of seven Midlands Innovation universities to deliver improved health and regional growth. Driving disruptive translational interventions and influencing nationally, MI Health draws together a critical mass of innovative regional stakeholders to impact national and global health challenges using local training strengths, expertise, networks, best practice and facilities.

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Midlands universities support West Burton's fusion power plant bid
Fifteen universities from across the Midlands have come together to add their weight to the Midlands Fossil to Fusion campaign to bring the UK’s first fusion power plant to West Burton A, near Retford in Nottinghamshire. STEP (Spheric... See news item

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ERA plays key role in regional Green Growth plan
The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has played a vital role in the development of the Midland... See news item

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Flow cytometry experts celebrate collaborative research culture
The Midlands is at the forefront of cutting-edge flow cytometry research, thanks to one of the ... See news item

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Inclusive Transformation 

Researchers across our partnership are collobrating to deliver unique research projects that aim to rescue, renew and revive our economy and communities, following the pandemic. 

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Spotlight /

Supercomputer unlocks greater research potential

A state-of-the-art high-performance computer (HPC) within the Midlands is the first machine of its kind in the UK set to vastly increase research potential and ambition for academics.

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CASE STUDY /

Supporting Space Research Innovation 

Midlands Innovation brings people together from academia and business to explore collaborations in research, training, skills and equipment as they relate to new space activities – both upstream and downstream.

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Midlands Innovation makes national technician commission pledge
Midlands Innovation universities have committed to implementing the recomme... See news item

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