Open, accessible, and collaborative
Materials facilities and research expertise at Royce partners are available to academia and industry. Capabilities included fabrication, testing, and characterisation of materials, components, and subsystems. All partners have technical and advisory staff to help you find the right contact or equipment.
The Royce can support individual research projects and works with other national institutes and manufacturing hubs. Royce partners can help with the development and delivery of program grants, European projects, and national challenge funding.
For the academic community
Royce's capabilities are open to all UK academics and research students, regardless of institution. Academic access to facilities can be made using a variety of funding sources, including equipment access budgets on research council grants. The Royce offers schemes to provide training and equipment access for researchers and research students.
Supporting the government's Industrial Strategy through materials innovation, the Royce is open to businesses of all sizes, to help tackle materials challenges, exploit new opportunities, and accelerate research and innovation. From equipment access for commercially sensitive research to long-term partnerships, the Royce partners can work flexibly and support a range of approaches and needs. The Royce regularly awards grants for feasibility studies and proof-of-concept research. There is a dedicated access scheme for small- and medium-sized companies, spin-outs and startup companies.
How to get in touch
Please navigate these pages to find out more about the Royce-supported capabilities available at the University of Oxford. To enquire about access to equipment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royce partners are active in many areas of materials research, including biomaterials, circular economy, energy-efficient electronics, materials for demanding environments, and manufacturing innovation.
For more information on the capabilities across Royce partners, and more details of the activities of the Henry Royce Institute, please refer to the dedicated website at www.royce.ac.uk