The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation was established in 2012 based on the University’s pioneering decision to place its world-class environmental research at the heart of driving innovation for Clean and Sustainable Growth.About us
Centre for Global Eco-Innovation
Co-developing solutions for economies, communities and ecosystems to thrive together.
We focus on four core themes that bring together people across disciplines and across sectors.Themes
Business R&D and Innovation Support
Bringing together the cross-disciplinary expertise and cross-sector collaborations needed to create and deliver products, services and practices that help both people and our environment prosper.Business support
Lancaster University researcher’s life cycle analysis (LCA) finds local firm’s PPE visor produces 85% less carbon than popular alternatives
Lancashire based start-up PPECO launched after winning a Innovate UK grant at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ambitious company founded by Richard Taylor set out to provide eco-friendly, plastic free face visors to meet UK demand. To validate their environmental claims, PPECO took on a Lancaster University (LU) intern to carry out an independent study.
Fuel cell research secures valuable funding to continue product development
After effectively doubling business capacity in just two years, innovative local firm DA Techs were interested in exploring new markets when they took on an intern from Lancaster University. DA Techs offered the internship to James Gorman, a physics student, who carried out research into whether it was possible to build a portable, renewable power source with the equivalent energy output of a diesel generator.
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