Business and Enterprise Themes

Our 2016 theme-based strategy is led by Head of Business Partnerships and Enterprise, Dr Mark Rushforth. Our enterprise activities are organised across eight key interdisciplinary themes which build on disciplinary excellence and provide natural points of collaboration.

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing processes take Three-Dimensional (3D) computer aided design (CAD) data and directly print or grow parts in a variety of polymeric, metallic, organic and ceramic materials.

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Chemistry

Our newly-founded Department of Chemistry, the first chemistry department to open in 50 years, builds on Lancaster University's strong track record of chemistry-related research.

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Energy

Energy Lancaster brings together Lancaster University's world leading expertise in a wide range of energy related areas, covering the demand and supply of energy.

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Environment

The Lancaster Environment Centre forms one of the largest concentrations of environmental researchers in Europe, with 450 staff and postgraduate researchers.

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Health and Human Development

Health and Human Development research crosses disciplinary boundaries to find solutions to complex health issues and improve peoples' lives.

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Information and Communication Technology

Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications (SCC) forms a community for over 110 research students and 80 researchers internationally recognised for their work in information and communication technologies (ICT).

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Quantum Technology

Lancaster's Quantum Technology Centre (QTC) provides a UK focus for future quantum technologies and is based in Lancaster University's Physics Department, a working community of 145 researchers and 80 students.

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Security Lancaster

Security Lancaster delivers research and education that innovates and creatively challenges the way that individuals, organisations and societies secure and protect themselves.

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