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The Engineer Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2019

Thursday, 07 November 2019
University wins three out of seven categories in last night’s Engineer Awards

The Faculty of Engineering provides leadership in key priority areas, enables collaboration, strengthens networks and partnerships, attracts diverse funding and raises the reputation of our world-leading research, which was highlighted in last night’s ‘The Engineer Collaborate to Innovate Awards’, with them winning no less than three out of seven categories.

The night celebrated innovations across sectors including medical; automotive; aerospace and manufacturing, with this year’s event being timed to coincide with the Royal Academy of Engineering’s This is Engineering Day (an initiative aimed at raising awareness of how engineers shaped our world).

Full details of the University’s winning entries - together with their competitors for each award - are available at: Winners Announced

This winners of this year’s energy and environment category – led by a team from Nottingham University – have pioneered community energy network technology.  
The winner in the Information, Data & Connectivity category combines satellite technology and a bespoke sensor package to enhance structural safety for bridges and buildings.
The winner of this year’s Manufacturing Technology – a collaboration between the University of Nottingham with Promethean Particles and others – will make sustainable nanoparticles for billions of devices.

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About the University of Nottingham

Ranked 32 in Europe and 16th in the UK by the QS World University Rankings: Europe 2024, the University of Nottingham is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Studying at the University of Nottingham is a life-changing experience, and we pride ourselves on unlocking the potential of our students. We have a pioneering spirit, expressed in the vision of our founder Sir Jesse Boot, which has seen us lead the way in establishing campuses in China and Malaysia - part of a globally connected network of education, research and industrial engagement.

Nottingham was crowned Sports University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 – the third time it has been given the honour since 2018 – and by the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

The university is among the best universities in the UK for the strength of our research, positioned seventh for research power in the UK according to REF 2021. The birthplace of discoveries such as MRI and ibuprofen, our innovations transform lives and tackle global problems such as sustainable food supplies, ending modern slavery, developing greener transport, and reducing reliance on fossil fuels.

The university is a major employer and industry partner - locally and globally - and our graduates are the second most targeted by the UK's top employers, according to The Graduate Market in 2022 report by High Fliers Research.

We lead the Universities for Nottingham initiative, in partnership with Nottingham Trent University, a pioneering collaboration between the city’s two world-class institutions to improve levels of prosperity, opportunity, sustainability, health and wellbeing for residents in the city and region we are proud to call home.

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