UKRRIN welcomes University of Surrey to its Digital Systems and Infrastructure Centres

UKRRIN welcomes University of Surrey to its Digital Systems and Infrastructure Centres

07th June 2024

The UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN) is pleased to announce an expansion of network capabilities and expertise as University of Surrey is welcomed as a new academic member. Joining as partners of the Digital Systems and Infrastructure Centres, University of Surrey will bring in expertise from the Schools of Sustainability, Civil and Environmental […]

UKRRIN welcomes new academic members

05th June 2023

The UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN) has welcomed four new academic members into its network. University of Derby, Leeds University, Swansea University and University College London, join existing academic and industry partners in UKRRIN to enhance network capabilities, facilities, and expertise. University of Derby join as partner of the Digital Systems Centre (CEDS), […]

UKRRIN Top Five: April’s Items

08th May 2023

UKRRIN is governed by a Steering Committee which meets bi-monthly to discuss the activities and development of the network as a whole. Top Five updates from April’s Meeting:   UKRRIN at RIA Innovation Conference UKRRIN provided extensive support to RIA’s annual flagship innovation conference in late March with a range of speakers and a large exhibition […]

British Steel enhancing rail products in R&D partnership with University of Sheffield

12th November 2020

PRESS RELEASE: British Steel is enhancing its range of world-class rail products and services by embarking on a multi-million-pound research and development (R&D) programme with engineers from the University of Sheffield. Our company, which supplies the majority of the track laid in the UK and exports to major networks across the globe, is working with […]

Building UK Rail Capabilities – UKRRIN Annual Conference 2019

25th November 2019

Diverse talent and skills to build UK rail capabilities. This was the theme of our second Annual Conference which took place at the Repertory Theatre in Birmingham – 21 November. Over 260 delegates from across the rail innovation community converged for the one-day event which covered many key topics from a case study keynote address […]

UKRRIN Academic Engagement – Submit your expression of interest

30th April 2018

Background Industry has shown support for rail-related academic research over the years through ongoing commitment to RRUKA, developed to bridge the gap between industry and academia. The development of UKRRIN provides an opportunity to strengthen links with the supply chain and push ideas through to commercialisation. The selection of centres of excellence/innovation centres has helped […]

Unipart and RSSB sign agreement as UKRRIN Industry partners

20th April 2018

At the UKRRIN Steering Committee this morning, hosted by RSSB, we were delighted to receive two more signed UKRRIN collaboration contracts from Unipart Rail and the Rail Safety & Standards Board. Dr Steve Ingleton, Engineering Director at Unipart Rail and Luisa Moisio, Programme Director, Research and Development at RSSB, handed their signed contracts over to Jo […]

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