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Maxwell Centre




Royce @Cambridge facilities support materials scientists to develop advanced materials for sustainable energy generation, energy storage and distribution, and efficient energy use, to enable the UK’s transition away from fossil fuels and other resource-depleting technologies.

  • Facilities are mostly located in the Maxwell Centre, the University’s centrepiece for academic-industry collaboration
  • Facilities are available to all Higher Education Institutions and all UK industry
  • No prior collaboration with University of Cambridge researchers is required for access
  • Facilities are supported by dedicated expert technical staff
  • Accelerator tokens available for start-up and SME support
  • Postgraduate support schemes and student opportunities to bridge the “skills gap” in materials research training
  • Royce can support emergent technologies through roadmapping, community consultations and white paper generation
  • Industry-academic partnership development in a range of materials research technologies

Cambridge has a unique ecosystem to support materials scientists to develop new energy technologies for the UK’s energy transition: research facilities and community activities provided by the Henry Royce Institute, access to research networks through Interdisciplinary Research Centres, industry partnerships via the Maxwell Centre, and commercialisation and consultancy services offered by Cambridge Enterprise.

For more information, please contact:

Materials Research Expo 2022