The University of Nottingham is a member of the Midlands Innovation consortium, along with seven other universities across the Midlands. Midlands Innovation is a research and innovation partnership, combining the collective excellence of leading universities in the heart of the UK. They unite the power of university research with the unique strengths of Midlands industry to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills development.
As a partnership founded on supporting research excellence, Midlands Innovation recognises that ensuring recognition and opportunity for its technical community helps all partners to achieve their aims.
The Midlands Innovation universities have over 2100 technical staff working in their institutions. Over the past decade the Midlands Innovation partnership has embarked on a programme of activities designed to increase the visibility of our technical workforce, to recognise its excellence and to work collaboratively supporting its career development.