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The Research Institute for Industry, RIfI, is a cutting edge consultancy and applied research organisation able to support and collaborate with industry in the specialist fields of engineering.

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RIfI provides clients with access to the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, offering the highest standard of facilities and research expertise over a whole range of engineering sciences.

RIfI has close links with other University-based consultancy units and experts, allowing interdisciplinary projects to be tackled and bespoke teams of experts to be assembled to meet your needs.

RIfI Clients

RIfI encourages and facilitates collaborative work between industry and the wider activities of the School of Engineering Sciences and has a history of successful collaboration with leading technology companies worldwide.

Our clients are from many business sectors including: Aerospace, Automotive, Ship/Marine, Manufacturing, Energy (oil, gas), Bioengineering, Packaging, Materials, Surface Engineering and Coatings.