Rail Research & Innovation Centre



Funding from the D2N2 Local Growth Fund has been awarded to the University of Derby to establish a Rail Research and Innovation Centre. The objective of the Centre is to drive up productivity, sustainability and growth within the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire rail supply chains through collaborative research and innovation projects, stimulating the adoption of new technologies and techniques within the rail industry, providing a local support infrastructure and enhancing investment.

The Rail Research and Innovation Centre will encourage innovation and collaboration between the rail supply businesses and the knowledge base by providing access to three technology demonstrator areas in Advanced Rail Composite Design and Manufacture, Rail Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence and Future Rail Propulsion. We operate a number of support programmes which can help small and medium-sized enterprises access facilities, develop or improve skills and complete

To find out more about the Rail Research and Innovation Centre and to register your interest in becoming involve in the project, please .

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