Welcome to Nottingham Drives Specialist Services – a Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre


We are home to the Midlands Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centre. We provide bespoke design, development and testing of electrical motors and drives coupled with access to the knowledge of world-class academic researchers. We are accommodated in 5000m2 of dedicated highly-equipped Power Electronics Machines and Drives (PEMD) laboratories, manufacturing and test facilities.

Our aim is to work closely with industry to support your route to the industrialisation of PEMD technologies across automotive, aerospace, industrial, marine, rail and energy sectors.




Our services include:

  • Industrial development of PEMD technologies
  • Motor drive testing and characterisation across a range of powers and speeds
  • Development of advanced motor manufacturing processes
  • Consultancy services including concept solutions, supply chain development, standards compliance and IP services
  • Environmental testing and dynamic electrical/mechanical emulation
  • Magnetic and Insulation materials characterisation
  • HV and high-power battery and fuel cell emulation
  • Low volume electrical machine manufacturing including hairpin, continuous hairpin, litz and flat-coils motors.


We have a large range of motor test stands in addition to high power AC and DC electrical network and can provide end of line testing as well as component level testing. 

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Nottingham Drives Specialist Services

Faculty of Engineering, University Park,

Nottingham NG7 2DL

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