Featured centres and institutes
On 17 May 2019, University of Nottingham signed a framework agreement with the Ningbo municipal government, setting out a commitment to establish the Beacons of Excellence Innovation Institute at University of Nottingham Ningbo China. The new institute and associated programmes will be focusing on the three key areas of Intelligent Manufacturing, Green Chemicals and Energy, and Life Science & Health Care. The Institute is to promote key international technological and innovative resources, and become a world-class innovation platform for the city, where pioneering research results are generated, local solutions delivered, and high-quality talents cultivated.
Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation Institute Signing Ceremony
Nottingham Electrification Centre (NEC)
Nottingham Electrification Centre (NEC) was jointly established by the University of Nottingham UK, University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and Yuyao "Thousand Talent Plan" Industrial Park. The purpose of the institute is to foster new companies, and to promote the industrialisation of key technologies and development of the electrification industry in Ningbo and China. These specifically include research into advanced electrical drive systems, transport electrification, high performance actuation systems and mechanical and electrical integration.
New Materials Institute (NMI)
Dr Filippo Gilardi, Director of IAPS China
IAPS China is the China branch of Asia Research Institute in Nottingham UK. IAPS China’s aims are to promote meaningful interdisciplinary research in UNNC, innovate solutions for current global challenges and enhance the understanding of the Asia-Pacific region across the Universities of Nottingham and a broader community. IAPS China has three research priority groups focusing on Cultural and Creative Industries, Gender Studies and Security in Anthropocene. Recently organized workshops and conferences include “Smarter and/ or Greener? International Smart Eco-cities workshop” and “Roundtable Discussion on Belt Road Initiative/ Maritime Silk Road Initiative”.
University of Nottingham Ningbo China officially launched the Nottingham China Health Institute in 2018, a multidiscipline research body focused on meeting the needs of the rapidly changing 21st century healthcare system in China. The Institute will span the whole spectrum of evidence-base healthcare research and practice from generating evidence, synthesising evidence, assessing the economics of interventions, producing guidelines and implementing change through leadership and management.
Notingham China Health lnstitute Unveiling Ceremony
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