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National Automotive Innovation Centre

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The National Automotive Innovation Centre is driving the future of the automotive industry from the heart of the United Kingdom. A beacon for automotive research it brings together the brightest minds from industry and academia, to develop future vehicles and mobility solutions.

It will inspire future designers, engineers and researchers to innovate through collaborative research projects with manufacturers, suppliers and academia, bringing new approaches to smarter, lighter, greener transport and delivering the skills required to keep the UK globally competitive.

The Centre, within the Lord Bhattacharyya Building, is a partnership between WMG at the University of Warwick, Jaguar Land Rover, and Tata Motors UK. With £150m funding from these partners and £15m from the UK Government’s Higher Education Funding Council England.

The National Automotive Innovation Centre is the largest research centre of its kind in Europe, with 33,000m2 space dedicated to automotive innovation. It will be home to 1,000 staff working across design, engineering and research, as well as future engineers on degree programmes.

The future of automotive starts in the Midlands.

About NAIC:
  • The Building - the 33,000m2 centre is currently being constructed at the University of Warwick
  • Research - multi-disciplinary research teams will provide critical mass for innovation and technology development
  • Facilities - state-of-the-art equipment and world class facilities will be developed within NAIC
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