The team at Lancaster University’s double award winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is working with the University of Chester to support small and medium enterprises in Cheshire in the innovation and adoption of low carbon technologies.
What’s on offer?
- Part-funded long-term PhD R&D projects linked with a world leading research institution. This will provide you with a full time resource for 3 years working on a project defined by you.
- Access to academic experts working in your area of interest
- Fully funded short-term R&D projects to help develop new products, investigate potential markets and help drive your innovation.
- Inter disciplinary and solution led approach to working with business. Expertise available from environmental sciences, chemistry, quantum technology, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electronic and electrical engineering, natural sciences, physics, psychology, marketing and management.
- Facilities use includes testing and developing energy technologies at the £16m Energy Centre at Thornton Science Park and workshops and laboratories at Lancaster University worth over £45m.
- Join a wider collaborative network with the ambition of driving innovation for a better environment.
The project is part financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation recently completed a similar three year programme with Liverpool University and Inventya, which created 308 jobs and generated 190 new products and services, winning a business Impact Award and a Green Gown Award for research and development. View case studies. The Centre can also offer R&D support for businesses in Lancashire, Cumbria and the Liverpool City Region.