Driving Medical 

Innovation

Bringing together academic, business and clinical partners to put the Midlands at the heart of health and life science research.

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Supporting Technicians

Across the Midlands

Providing programmes and professional development activities for over 2,000 technical colleagues.

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World-Leading
Research

Collaborations

Putting cutting-edge research and innovation from the Midlands at the forefront of the UK.

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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 /

Transport

The transport sector is at a time of significant change. The ways in which we move people and goods around whether it be by road, rail or air need to decarbonise. Innovations in autonomy and connectivity mean that the concepts of self-driving, autonomous vehicles are getting closer to being a reality.

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Challenge Health/

Health

Midlands Innovation Health coordinates and combines the collective excellence of 7 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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Energy Research Accelerator launches new Industrial Advisory Board
Energy Research Accelerator launches new Industrial Advisory Board See news item

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Midlands Innovation welcomes Midlands Connect’s plans for a  £2 billion Midlands Rail Hub
Midlands Innovation welcomes Midlands Connect’s plans for a £2 billion Midlands Rail Hub See news item

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Health Data Research UK Funding Awarded
Health Data Research UK Funding Awarded See news item

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EQUIPMENT SHARING DATABASE 

An online directory of over 1000 items of research equipment, specialist machines, tools and facilities that Midlands Innovation has - with descriptions of their capabilities and how to gain access to them.

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Spotlight /

TAKE THE ENERGY 100 CHALLENGE!

The Energy 100 Challenge is a problem-solving challenge run by the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) to help PhD students and post-doctoral researchers develop soft skills whilst tackling a real-life Energy related problem. The problem will be based on the UK's Industrial Strategy mission to “Establish the world’s first net-zero carbon industrial cluster by 2040 and at least 1 low-carbon cluster by 2030.

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CASE STUDY /

Supporting Space Research Innovation 

Midlands Innovation are bringing 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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£100m

Space Park

£100m

RESEARCH INCOME

1270

Equipment items in
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News

MI welcomes University Minister to two of its locations
MI welcomes University Minister to two of its locations See news item

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