Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering

Work with us and gain access to our knowledge and expertise, as well as the very latest technological resources, including machinery and equipment. These resources are available to help you test new products or processes and to drive innovation.

What we do at IISE

The Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE) is the University of Derby’s latest investment to support advanced manufacturing and engineering companies in our region.

The Institute is a place where you can access knowledge, funding, expertise and technology to help you to research, develop products and processes, and drive innovation in your business.

We recognise that companies who want to innovate, and those who can do so with sustainability in mind, are more likely to grow. We want to work with companies who have this ambition.

Working with industrial partners and supported by Rolls Royce, Toyota and Bombardier, we achieve cutting-edge solutions to challenges SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing.

How we can help your business

Work with us and gain access to our knowledge and expertise, as well as the very latest technological resources. We have a wide range of new machine tools and CAD/CAM software together with the experts who can deliver timely solutions to match industry needs:

These resources are available to help you test new products or processes and to drive innovation.

We can help you to identify projects relevant to your business and industry, pull together multi-disciplinary teams to develop projects, and access the innovation, research and development funding which can unlock innovation potential.

Examples of how we can work together include:

Contact us

To find out how we can work together, call us on +44 (0)1332 593535 or email iise@derby.ac.uk