Your research, advanced towards reality. Whether you’re a multi-national organisation, a start-up or anywhere in between, you can join us to reach your research goals.

Working with the Translational Energy Research Centre

We work with:

  •   Global companies of all sizes, from technology start-ups to national industry partners, who need capacity to research new technology and innovations.
  • World-leading research and innovation centres
  • Academic research teams wishing to access advanced testing facilities and the opportunity to collaborate.
  • Regional enterprises of all sizes, and in particular SMEs. We work closely with local partners to assess how to reduce the cost of energy for their business and to find solutions to operational energy loss issues.
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Find out more below on how we can work together, particularly if you are:

  • An industrial business looking for a sustainable solution
  • A technology provider with an innovative product
  • A researcher or research organisation looking for a partner
  • An SME in the Sheffield City Region

For industrial businesses looking for a sustainable solution

We conduct pilot-scale demonstrations for our industrial partners, using our state-of-the-art rigs, equipped with multiple testing facilities, and supported by strong modelling and simulation capabilities.Working with the Translational Energy Research Centre, you will have access to equipment and expertise to support your projects.

We conduct pilot-scale demonstrations for our industrial partners, using our state-of-the-art rigs, equipped with multiple testing facilities, and supported by strong modelling and simulation capabilities.

Coming soon: An industrial partnership scheme for those who want to establish a long-term presence with our facility. For more information on the upcoming membership scheme, get in touch

For technology providers with an innovative product

You will have access to equipment and expertise that will turn early-stage research into sustainable, low-carbon solutions, ready for deployment in the UK and beyond.

If your research is at a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of 3-6, we can support your ideas through collaboration, research projects and a plug-and-play approach. You can join our world-class experts for test days as visiting researchers, consultancy services for short-term problem solving or set up PhD or postdoctoral projects, as well as many other options for short- or long-term partnerships.

Speak to our team of experts today to discuss your research and innovative ideas.

For researchers and research organisations looking for a partner

We work with research partners to further the understanding of low-carbon technologies and support a huge range of research. Our unique, fully-integrated pilot-scale site enables trials and demonstrations for ambitious projects with options for different approaches and methodologies. Our team of experts can lead, coordinate and contribute to your research applications and projects, bringing a wealth of experience across fundamental and experimental research.

We also welcome visiting researchers, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.

Speak to our team of experts today to discuss your research and project ideas.

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For SMEs in Sheffield and beyond

If you are an SME and you would like to reduce your carbon footprint, we can help you identify practical solutions, whether you are at the beginning of your sustainability journey, or looking to take it to the next level.

Or, if your business is working in the field of low-carbon energy, we would like to hear from you to understand how we can support you.

If your business is based in the Sheffield area*, we can support you for free in the form of a short project, through your company’s State Aid allowance under the De Minimis regulations.

As well as working nationally with small businesses, we’re keen to form local partnerships and support the economy and communities in and around Sheffield.

* This includes Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster, Chesterfield, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, North East Derbyshire and Derbyshire Dales.

Supporting the next generation of researchers

We’re committed to building capacity in the area of energy and developing the next generation of researchers and technicians throughout all of our research areas.

Available at the Translational Energy Research Centre are high quality training opportunities for early career researchers, development of skills and knowledge on the deployment of low-carbon technologies, support for projects and placements and open access to the facility.

Speak to our team of experts today

If your research or innovative idea needs further discussion, testing, demonstration or other translational activity, you can get in touch using the enquiry box below. Speaking to our team will enable you to understand your options for a partnership and how you can use the Translational Energy Research Centre.

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Enquiries

If you’d like to find out more about our equipment and services, or if you’d like to partner with us in any way, please get in touch on the form below.

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