Midlands Innovation: Strengthening Research Collaborations

We connect our research community across eight universities to establish and grow new research networks, and to share knowledge and best practice.

Midlands Innovation: Strengthening Research Collaborations

Through Collaboration
We Are Stronger

Our partnership’s research communities help promote research collaboration, share knowledge and deliver training and education. They secure funding for shared state-of-the-art equipment and new projects.

Midlands Innovation: Strengthening Research Collaborations

Our Facilities & Equipment

High Performance Computing (HPC)
High Performance Computing For Researchers

Based at the University of Warwick, the Midlands Tier 2 high-performance computer (HPC) system Sulis focuses on enhanced ensemble computing workflows. Funded by EPSRC and the HPC Midlands+ Consortium, the facility is the first machine of its kind in the UK to vastly increase research potential for ensemble computing.

Equipment Database
Equipment database

As part of our commitment to promoting the sharing of publicly-funded research infrastructure, our research community can access over 1000 items of scientific equipment from across Midlands Innovation – from electron microscopes to MRIs to 3D printers - through the Jisc Equipment Database. The database is freely available to use for anyone, whether you are a researcher, technician, research manager, funding body or policy maker.

Our Networks

Midlands Innovation supports several research networks, providing guidance and advice. These networks bring together people in our research communities who have a common interest, around research equipment or research topics.

Flow Cytometry
Flow Cytometry

Midlands Innovation aims to develop the skills of our people whilst empowering and celebrating our diverse research and innovation community. We deliver world-class research that impacts our people living in our communities.

Midlands Open Bioimaging
Midlands Open Bioimaging

Midlands Open Bioimaging (MOB) is a collaborative network that facilitates remote training and access to advanced microscopy.

Electron Microscopy Network

Electron Microscopy (EM) is a crucial set of technologies used for imaging materials and studying their properties, particularly at the smallest scales.

Learn More About Our Research Priorities

Midlands Innovation: Strengthening Research Collaborations

Our Partners

Midlands Innovation is uniquely placed as a pan-regional research and innovation partnership to deliver world-class research and activities that power growth in the region.