Brunel Innovation Centre Brunel Innovation Centre


Established in 1966, UBRUN is a higher education institution with more than 15,000 students situated in West London, England. The annual turnover is 220€ million including a research income of more than 16.5€ million. In the latest UK Government Research Assessment Exercise, 82% of research submitted was rated as of international standing.

UBRUN comprises of 8 academic Schools and 7 Specialist Research Institutes, conducting research ranging from social sciences to engineering to health and social care.

Brunel University is now recognised as a major force in the UK higher education scene. The University maintains close links with industry in teaching, research and technology transfer. UBRUN is currently coordinating several FP7 EU projects: HiPerDNO (ICT-Energy), 3D VIVANT and UbiPOL (ICT), ERINA4Africa (Infrastructures), CEES (IAPP project), PHARMAS (Environment) and several projects in "Research for benefits of SMEs" strand.

It is also a partner on several projects in "People" and "Cooperation" (ICT, NMP, SSH) FP7 programmes, and on CIP-IEE-2009, eContentplus - ICT-PSP, Clean Sky and Intelligent Energy Europe programmes.

Within last two years, UBRUN has secured more than €9 M in European funding.

Brunel Innovation Centre (BIC) is a research centre under Brunel University. BIC's research and development activities cover acoustic guided waves and associated NDT technologies such as sensors and systems for structural health monitoring and condition monitoring. BIC research and innovation cover the whole range of activity from fundamental scientific studies through to the transfer of technology to industry, and it has an outstanding international reputation throughout this spectrum of activities. BIC is in communications with industry and academia both in the UK and notably across Europe in an effort to conduct research and development projects for advanced process/product development and achieving science in excellence.