University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is home to many research centres covering different areas of the Space sector.

The University of Huddersfield has several centres for research in different areas of the space sector. 

Centre for Precision Technologies (CPT)

A centre of excellence for collaborative metrology research, solving real-world manufacturing problems through cutting edge metrology research in precision engineering. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has designated the CPT as a National Centre of Excellence in Advanced Metrology.

The Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering (CEPE)

The CEPE is one of the largest scientific-technical centres of its type in the world. Its mission is to tackle real-world problems using novel, efficient and the most practical technologies and systems. The CEPE is recognised as a leading research centre for the development of systems, telecommunications, and antenna research.

National Physical Laboratory North (NPL North)

Based at the University of Huddersfield the NPL is a world leading centre for precision metrology.

Ion Beam Centre (IBC)

Part of the wider (UK) National Ion Beam centre, the IBC brings together the fields of innovative particle accelerator development and the use of particle accelerators for probing the properties of materials using the world-leading MIAMI and MEIS facilities

Huddersfield Ion Beam Centre focuses its research on the use of energetic particles for a variety of purposes including radio frequency generation, medical applications, studies of semiconductor materials and the simulation of radiation damage in nuclear materials, and is also capable of replicating and investigating the damage to materials caused by radiation exposure in space.