Essay on Gnss Reasearch and Applications Centre of Excellence

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University of Nottingham Profile
Top 1% worldwide and ranked 7th overall in UK in 2011 RAE exercise. • Ranked 4th for Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering • In 2011/12 £135 Million research funding (43% regionally)

36,070 high calibre students with good completion record • 31,972 UK based/12,848 international from 143 nations • 5,974 post-graduate students

6,000 staff – a major employer and regional citizen • Contributes £400 Million annually to the local economy • Campuses - 4 in Nottingham, 1 in China, 1 in Malaysia.

Corporate Partnerships

Contract Rsch Tech Trans Infrastructure KTP

Research & Innovation

Recruitment Secondments Placements Curriculum


Philanthropy Sponsorship

Graduates & Placements

Corporate Development

Community Talent Dvt

Mechanisms of Interaction
Duration of Relationship Medium Term Short Term
Consultancy Contract Research Consultancy Industry Affiliates Ingenuity training event Internships Services Rendered Student Placement Student Project Symposia Technology scoping meeting CPD Courses Executive Education Shorter KTP’s Technology centres: ETC CECA NIMRC Water jet

Major Long Term
Collaborative Research Research Councils Charities CASE Award TSB Project Contract Research KTP’s KTS Secondments Studentships EU FP7 Projects Corporate Partnership Joint Venture Licensing Strategic Collaborations

Proof of Concept Entry
Conference Gateway Associates 2Heads iNETs Ingenuity event Networking event Regional schemes Technology Centres UNIP

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6




Large Discrete



DTC for the Digital Society

University Developments
• • • • • • EPSRC Digital Economy Research Hub Horizon One of three funded in the Digital Economy field £13.1M 01 Oct 09 - 20 Sept 14 18 Investigators:
Nottingham Geospatial Institute, Human Factors, Business School, Institute of Science & Society, Psychology, etc… Spokes to Cambridge, Reading, Exeter

• 36 Companies:
EADS Astrium, L&T KTN, Logica, Ordnance Survey, Infoterra, Leica, HW Comms, OGC, Oracle, Network Rail, TRL

Satellite Applications Catapult

Nottingham Geospatial Building

New : October 2009 2000 m2 120 m2 incubation space Simulation & testing facilities RFID @ 30cm spacing UWB Positioning, Locatalites

Nottingham Geospatial Building
SIMGEN software

SPIRENT GSS 8000 GPS + Galileo 96 channel RF simulator

Nottingham Geospatial Building
Roof based laboratory

• Track length 120m • Speed Variable up to 7.2 km/hr •