resources Research & academia

HEIs, research institutes and research and technology organisations with expertise in cleantech sectors

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    NPL

    The UK's National Metrology Institute, developing and maintaining the national primary measurement standards. Key focus areas include applying advances in measurement to make energy generation and transport more efficient and affordable, and to improve the quality of data available on climate change and environmental pollution.

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    Place-based Climate Action Network

    P-CAN seeks to strengthen the links between national and international climate policy and local delivery through place-based climate action: initially through three city-level climate commissions, in Belfast, Edinburgh and Leeds. Led by LSE's Grantham Institute.

    UK
  • Waste & recycling

    Plastic Waste Innovation Hub

    Cross disciplinary group of UCL academic experts creating solutions to plastic waste. Funded UKRI, partners include: P&G, VOID, Recycling Technologies, British Plastics Federation, Veolia, FLO and Mace.

    UK
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    Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment – Imperial College

    Imperial College London's hub for climate change and the environment, established to promote inter-disciplinary working and to meet some of the greatest challenges faced by society. It aims to drive forward discovery, convert innovations into applications, train future leaders and communicate academic knowledge to businesses, industry and policymakers to help shape their decisions.

    International
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    Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment – LSE

    A world-leading centre for policy-relevant research and training on climate change and the environment, bringing together international expertise on economics, finance, geography, the environment, international development and political economy.

    International
  • Clean transport

    Harmony

    EU funded project to enable metropolitan area authorities to lead a sustainable transition to a low-carbon new mobility era.

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    Alan Turing Institute

    National institute for data science and artificial intelligence, headquartered in Kings Cross and including a focus on tackling climate change and its impacts through the power of data science.

    British Library, 96 Euston Road, London
    UK
  • Air quality

    Health Protection Research Unit

    Undertakes quality research on the health effects associated with exposure to a range of environmental pollutants, including those in ambient and indoor settings.

    International
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    Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations

    AIRTO supports members to network and engage collectively with government and policy makers in the UK’s R&D landscape on matters of mutual interest, including research policy, innovation strategy.

    c/o NPL
    UK
  • Energy efficient buildings

    iNumber (iNtelligent Urban Model for Built Environment Research)

    Collaborative India-UK project to research how best to reduce energy demand in urban areas.

    International