We have collaborated with many industrial and academic groups across the world.

Who we have collaborated with


  • Casella Measurement
  • European Thermodynamics
  • Excelitas
  • Knowles
  • Meggitt
  • NPL
  • Sintef
  • Xaar.


  • Cranfield University
  • Dalian University of Technology
  • École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
  • Institute of Science and Technology of Ceramics
  • Institute of Science of Materials of Madrid
  • Italian Institute of Technology
  • Jožef Stefan Institute
  • Manchester University
  • Nanyang Polytechnic
  • North Carolina State University
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Tours.

Collaborate with us

We are actively seeking to develop new collaborations with industry and other researchers. We are able to do this through flexible routes suitable to a range of situations including:

  • Informal academic collaborations and sample exchange
  • Bespoke industrial consultancy
  • Industrial collaborations via Innovate UK, EU grants, etc
  • Academic collaboration via EPSRC, RCUK, EU grants, etc
  • Sponsorship of undergraduate and MSc projects.

Get in contact

If you are interested in collaborating with us then contact Professor Robert Dorey:

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MASSIVE Functional Materials project

A programme of industrially-oriented outreach and engagement activities forms a key part of the MASSIVE Functional Materials project, involving knowledge transfer through dissemination and networking between researchers, manufacturers and end users across a range of sectors.