and Research

Loughborough and the wider East Midlands region are home to a thriving science and research community. LUSEP’s campus partners and Loughborough University’s applied research activity are at the heart of this knowledge base.

World-leading R&D Base

Loughborough University has a long established tradition of partnering organisations to boost productivity.

At LUSEP, start-ups to large organisations have excellent opportunities to collaborate for mutual benefit. Their co-location with the University’s flagship research activity distinguishes LUSEP as an environment for knowledge exchange, innovation and lasting partnerships. These pages outline the largest innovation communities at LUSEP, but the University’s leading research base spans all industry sectors and we welcome organisations in any sector.


LUSEP's thriving energy cluster includes Rolls-Royce UTC, DNV GL, the Energy Technologies Institute and many more.

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Cutting-edge collaborations with Severn Trent, Cynar and one of Europe's leading renewable energy research centres.

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Health and Wellbeing

Specialist centres on campus include the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine and leading regenerative medicine activity.

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Home to many of the UK's leading sports governing bodies and one of Europe's largest sports technology research groups.

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