Materials Science Institute
An interdisciplinary institute to tackle grand challenges in society and industry.
We are an institute of over 200 academic and research staff, we are active in interdisciplinary research, development, commercialisation and education of new materials science. We aim to provide a platform offering complete solutions to your research and development needs.
We have experts in established and emerging themes in materials science. Our research activities are strategically focused on four core areas to tackle problems in industry and society.
£750,000 funding awarded to Lancaster researchers to help shift consumers away from plastic food packaging
Lancaster University is one of 10 university-led research projects to receive a share of £8 million in funding from the UKRI’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to tackle the issue of plastic waste in the UK.
National Biofilms Innovation Centre: Fourth Proof of Concept Call
On Tuesday 1 December 2020 NBIC will launch their fourth Proof of Concept (POC) funding call for projects that establish the feasibility of a concept, idea or technology from any application sector, which is aimed at preventing, detecting, managing or engineering biofilms.