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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New Chinese energy research agreement
An energy research partnership agreement is being signed with Tsinghua University as part of a 'green energy' mission to China.  Midlands Innovation 'green energy' experts are visiting the university to build partnerships in energ... See news item

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Midlands Innovation welcomes Midlands Connect’s plans for a  £2 billion Midlands Rail Hub
£2 billion Midlands Rail Hub plans “the most ambitious for a generation” as gov... See news item

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The Midlands mobilises research excellence to tackle COVID-19
Midlands universities, hospitals and clinical infrastructures are coming together to deliver in... See news item

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MIDLANDS INNOVATION – STILL COLLABORATING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

As the Midlands Innovation partnership adapts to the changing environment and uncertainty of the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation, we want to update you on the actions we are taking to ensure that we continue to connect with our partners and stakeholders.

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Spotlight /

HIGHER EDUCATION TECHNICIANS SUMMIT 2021

The UK’s biggest ever conference for technicians in Higher Education and research will be taking place in Nottingham on Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

HETS 2021 is being held at the East Midlands Conference Centre at the University of Nottingham, and is sponsored by Midlands Innovation in partnership with the Science Council.

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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

£4.99m

Largest ever investment
into technicians

1270

Equipment items in
our database

News

Members of the UK’s first policy commission focused on vital technical community named
Leading experts across the higher education and research sector are named a... See news item

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