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Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Read about some of our current and past projects to discover how working with Coventry University could benefit your business.

Innovating Production
Read about a a 2-year KTP project to improve manufacturing capability to meet the future requirements for high reliability military-aerospace grade HDI printed circuit boards.

Development & Training
The University were tasked with delivering leadership training to a national company that oversees the operation, maintenance and improvement of the UK's motorways and major A roads. 

Turning ideas into reality

Biomedical science experts are working with industry to develop new products to conform to new legislation, prevent contamination and allow reproducibility.

Partnerships with impacts
Learn how we successfully combined the best in academia, industry and R&D into a real-world environment through the creation of a specialist institute.

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Boosting Competitiveness

University experts in metrology - the science of measurement - work to develop a new multi-coordinate control and measuring system for large machines.

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Creating a spin-out company
Cyber security specialists at Coventry University in partnership with industry counterparts have created a new commercial venture to tackle cyber threats.

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Developing new technologies
A global leader in advanced vehicle engineering, research and product testing, wanted to develop new key technologies and skills that were needed in the business in such a way that they could be quickly and effectively integrated to achieve the desired impact. 

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Sharing research expertise and knowledge
A KTP between SEL Environmental and the University’s Centre for Agroecology and Water Resilience (CAWR) to deliver the benefits of green space and wildlife-friendly habitats into the heart of urban areas.

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Adding value through innovation

The University is working with Nexus Creative, a digital marketing agency, to develop a bespoke client management system to provide rich qualitative data to inform future campaigns.

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Innovative Design
The university collaborated with a number of external companies to facilitate the design, engineering and manufacture of a roadworthy sports car with commercial potential. The faculty is looking to create a spinout company and produce small quantities of the Sparrowhawk.

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Innovative solutions
The “Light-Niche” project aligns with the scope of the competition by delivering Weight Reduction in the powertrain systems of road-going niche vehicles by reducing the weight of their exhaust systems.

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Eco-friendly technology development
Unipart Manufacturing wanted to develop a new high pressure fuel rail for the next generation of Ford Gasoline Engines in order to develop cleaner and more efficient engines.

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