Services for business

Facilities and equipment

The University of Nottingham has a broad range of state-of-the-art facilities and equipment available for businesses to use.

Whether you need conference facilities, access to specialised equipment, or are looking for office accommodation, we’ll have something for you.

Find out more using the information and links on this page. Alternatively, contact us to find out about the services we offer.

Office space and facilities at UNIP

Facilities and analysis services

Cutting edge research centres

Our state-of-the-art research centres are truly world-class. They enable us to provide services for businesses in many sectors including aerospace, energy, geospatial-engineering, advanced manufacturing and more.

Analysis and testing services

The University of Nottingham has a huge range of equipment which can be used for everyday analytical needs or for specialised testing. From chemical analysis to medical engineering services and everything in between, we have the staff and the kit to help you. See our A-Z of facilities and equipment.

Conference facilities

Whether you’re looking for a venue to stage your next conference, or you just need some space for a meeting or away-day, we can offer a package to meet your needs. With the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel based on our campus, as well as numerous other conference rooms, equipped with AV, we are a popular centrally-based venue for numerous businesses and conference organisers. Find out more

Office accommodation at our Innovation Park

The University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP) provides modern and practical office space for businesses. Situated on our award-winning Jubilee campus, it’s the ideal location for your enterprise – particularly if you want to tap into the University’s expertise, use our facilities or recruit our students. Find out more

Technology Centres

Aerospace Technology Centre

The 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 facilities for application-focused aerospace research at a size and complexity not possible within any other UK institution.

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Energy Technologies Building

Our Energy Technologies Building provides significant, fully equipped laboratory space for conducting a variety of energy research, development and demonstration. The building also houses a Prototyping Hall and an external compound for constructing and testing full-scale prototypes of facades and building fabrics.

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Technology Entrepreneurship Centre

The new Technology Entrepreneurship Centre, which is being constructed at UNIP, will be a home for student and academic entrepreneurs. The 2,000m2 centre will provide office-based accommodation for up to 50 technology-driven start-up businesses and early-stage SMEs.

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Nottingham Geospatial Centre

The Nottingham Geospatial Centre provides world-leading research services in satellite navigation and positioning systems. Expertise includes positioning and satellite navigation technologies, engineering surveying and remote measurements, geospatial science and data analysis, and many other areas of specialist research.

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Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)115 7484 555

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Being at UNIP has given our business a real boost. We have been able to build links with the University and recruit students on placement to work on projects for us. It is the perfect place for a technology focused business to be based.

Dean Boyle
Chief Executive, Ekkosense



Research and Innovation

Jubilee Conference Centre
Jubilee Campus
Triumph Road
Nottingham NG8 1DH

t: +44 (0) 115 748 4555