Study tours at Nottingham (January 2017)

Study tours at Nottingham (January 2017)

Study Tours:

The University of Nottingham Innovation Park and Jubilee Campus are home to some of the most innovative buildings in the Science and Technology Sector. There will be optional small group visits to a number of these locations on the Thursday morning at 11.00 am until 12.00 Noon.

Thursday 26 January 2017

1 Ingenuity Centre (Ingenuity Lab & Enterprise at Nottingham)

The Ingenuity Lab’s mission is to create an environment where students and alumni of The University of Nottingham can explore ideas and start their own enterprises. The aim is to:

- Create a stimulating culture of ideas generation and exploration

- Establish a dynamic community of student and alumni entrepreneurs

- Offer support, advice and mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and specialist consultants

- Offer a range of products and services to support business formation and development

- Develop a physical space from where to inspire and grow new enterprise.

Aerospace Technology Building and Energy Technologies Building

Thee Aerospace Technology Centre (ATC) is a dedicated research and knowledge transfer centre on University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP), adjacent to Jubilee Campus. The 1800m2 facility provides:

- unique facilities for application-focused research 

- support application-focused, integrated research at a size & complexity not possible within any other UK institution

- house multi-disciplinary projects that build on our world-leading fundamental research

- provide space for large-scale demonstrators

- strengthen relationships with industry partners

- support integrated projects that evolve towards large-scale demonstrator.

Located on UNIP, the Energy Technologies Building (ETB) is an exemplar low carbon building dedicated specifically designed for continuing and developing its market leading low carbon energy research activities and demonstrations. The building includes many novel research facilities, including a smart grid, a prototyping hall and the UK’s first green hydrogen refuelling facility.

The building is designed to achieve a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating, the highest BREEAM level for environmental sustainability.

GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory

The GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry is the latest landmark development to be undertaken by The University of Nottingham on its Jubilee Campus.

The carbon neutral laboratory at The University of Nottingham Innovation Park was constructed in partnership with the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, the University’s largest ever fundraising appeal to change lives, tackle global issues and shape the future. The Campaign facilitated a £12 million grant from GSK as part of their ‘green chemistry’ commitment first announced in 2010.

Numbers are strictly limited so please register for Tours early.