University of Liverpool is one of the leading engineering faculties inthe UK and has a global reputation for leading research across engineering sectors. It has further develop its Virtual Engineering Centre, which has already engaged across the automotive and energy sectors. University of Liverpool has a new initiative in its London Campus where both Design and Virtual engineering have a presence, providing wider access to UK industry. Activity through Faculty, key research centres and VEC demonstrates leading research in:
Energy: Photosynthesis and biofuels Fuel cells Photovoltaics Energy and gas storage Batteries and supercapacitors The Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy is dedicated to exploring renewable, clean and sustainable energy technologies. Through our integrated approach, we can tap into a unique, interdisciplinary pool of research expertise, essential to developing truly innovative solutions that meet the world’s future energy demands.
Proud of our Liverpool roots, we work closely within our local community to research sustainable energy issues. In parallel, we also forge vital relationships with academic networks, research centres and industry.
Materials: The Materials Innovation Factory, due to open in 2016, is a revolutionary facility founded by the University in collaboration with Unilever to empower companies and academic teams to design and create new functional materials at the molecular level. It will pave the way for the development of innovative, high-value products to support key industrial sectors, including energy, healthcare, telecommunications and transport.