Nuclear research facility gets multi-million pound boost
Plans to develop a new nuclear manufacturing research and development facility in Derby have received a £9 million funding boost. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded Derby City Council £6.875 million from its Getting Building Fund and £2.2 million from its Growing Places Fund – to support the development of a Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing […]
New £13m Institute of Technology could lead UK’s digital and green revolution
(July 15 2021, Derby News) Derby College Group and the University of Derby are joining forces on a £13 million plan to create a new East Midlands Institute of Technology (IoT). Together with Loughborough College and Loughborough University, they aim to create the IoT, which would be designed to produce the highly advanced workforce needed […]
World leading engineering group to establish headquarters in Derby
(June 22 2021, Derby News) A major engineering group is to establish its headquarters in Derby in a deal secured by Derby City Council. Nèos International is to create the new base at Westside Park, in Raynesway, which will also provide a permanent home for its new specialist composite facility, run by subsidiary Nèos Composites. […]
Rolls-Royce to invest £80m to develop battery tech for electric aircraft
(June 17 2021, Derby News) Rolls-Royce has announced it is to invest tens of millions of pounds and create hundreds of jobs as it looks to develop energy storage systems for electric aircraft. The firm, which has its civil aerospace division in Derby, is looking to develop energy storage systems (ESS) that will enable aircraft […]