Engineering Innovation Centre – Student Experience
During your engineering studies at our Preston Campus, you’ll benefit from our new Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) – an advanced, state-of-the-art £35 million facility located within one of the most intense engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK.
The EIC provides an integrated space for teaching, research and direct links with industry allowing students to work on live, real-world projects with commercial partners.
You’ll have direct access to state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technologies. Specialist laboratories in the EIC include:
The EIC brings together regional expertise from education and industry. As a UCLan engineering student you’ll be provided with a range of exciting, hands-on experiences including live real-world projects and extra-curricular activities, as well as both global and research opportunities with commercial partners.
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Education and work at the EIC are informed by an Industry Steering Group. The group is now well established, with representatives from global PLCs providing a powerful insight into the skills needed by the future workforce to help them innovate.
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Work at the EIC will lead to new methods, ideas and technological breakthroughs which have the potential to transform lives and drive the future prosperity of our region. Researchers, students and companies across Lancashire will have direct access to cutting-edge equipment, technologies and research.
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