Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

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The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

Established in 2012, the award-winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation provides an international platform for university-business collaboration, delivering high quality, business-led research and training to advance and create eco-innovative technologies, products and services.

The aim of the centre is to form collaborative R&D partnerships to enable and drive innovation in businesses. In its first three years the centre delivered 50 three-year research projects with local SMEs and provided business mentoring and shorter research collaborations for more than 250 additional companies, creating 120 new products and services with environmental benefits, over 260 jobs, over £4m inward investment, with potential savings of 27,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, 46,000 tonnes of water, 19,000 tonnes of materials and 200,000 tonnes diverted from landfill.

Three-year research projects case study flyers: