Specialist business services

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The University has a range of specialist business services that enable industry to find the expertise to support their growth. 

MIRA Technology Institute (MTI) 

As transport systems and vehicles evolve, the need for a highly skilled workforce is growing. To meet this demand, the MIRA Technology Institute will open in 2018 - a new skills and training centre for the automotive sector. 

We are excited to be one of the skills delivery partners in the MTI, which will be based at the MIRA Technology Park – Europe’s number one location for automotive research and development. 

Space Park Leicester 

We have ambitious plans to build Space Park Leicester – an international centre for the analysis and commercialisation of space-enabled data (including ‘big data’) and space mission development. 

The Space Park will be home to our Leicester Institute for Space and Earth Observation (LISEO) and a range of commercial partners – from international corporations to small businesses. 

It will also boost skills by providing industry-focused education, training, and CPD for space and high-tech sectors. 

Life Sciences Opportunity Zone 

We are a partner in a project to deliver the UK’s first Life Sciences Opportunity Zone

Charnwood will promote business growth by simplifying access to support and accelerating the pathway from concept to commercialisation in the med-tech and biopharma sectors. 

Partners include: