University of Nottingham Italy (UNIT) is a not-for-profit company based in the Campania region of Italy.

Established in December 2020, we have been developing research and knowledge exchange activities and have established facilities in the Citta Della Scienza, Naples within the Business Innovation Centre. UNIT has four members of staff with vast experience of managing and coordinating large projects funded under various framework programmes. We work closely within the innovation ecosystem within Naples, the Campania region, and wider within Italy.

The University of Nottingham (UoN) is the main stakeholder of UNIT leveraging the competencies developed by the UoN Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT). The IAT is recognised worldwide as a major centre for aerospace research where specialists from global aerospace companies and aviation leaders have joined forces with UoN researchers and academics.

UNIT offers well-recognised expertise in technologies for aviation decarbonisation, spanning the following areas:

  • Advanced Electrical Machines and Drives
  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Power and Energy Management
  • Advanced Propulsion System Architectures
  • Hydrogen Storage
  • Liquid Fuel Systems
  • Lightweight Materials
  • Sustainable Manufacturing Processes
  • Advanced Scheduling and Optimisation

University of Nottingham Italy S.C.A.R.L. has an operating office in Naples at D.A.C. “Campania Aerospace District” - Città della Scienza  - at Via Coroglio, 57/104, 80124 Napoli.

Our practices

The University expects all of its staff and students to follow ethical and anti-corruption behaviours. The University is focused on the way it works with students, enhancing research, partnerships and international endeavours. The University's ethical and anti-corruption standards are to be met consistently across all its activities in all locations.

University of Nottingham Italy Code of Ethics Document here (Italian version) and here (English version).

University of Nottingham Italy Anti-Corruption Document here (Italian version) and here (English version).

16 The UNIT team meeting our Italian partners from Distretto Aerospaziale della Campania (DAC) at Farnborough International Airshow 2022



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UoN Italy (UNIT)

University of Nottingham Italy
Soc. Consortile A Resp. Limit
Via Irno 2/4
84135 Salerno SA

P.IVA (VAT number) IT 05960460656


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