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6th January, 2016

Loughborough University joins £276 million infrastructure and cities project

Loughborough University has been announced as a partner in a new £276 million research project aimed at ensuring the long-term functioning of the UK’s infrastructure and cities.

UKCRIC (the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities) brings together academic experts from 14 universities across the country.

The study has secured £138 million of Government funding, with 100% matched funding from other sources. Outside national security and medicine it will be one of the largest collaborative research projects in the UK.

UKCRIC will work to provide a knowledge base to ensure the long-term functioning of the UK’s transport systems, energy systems, clean water supplies, waste management, flood defences and the development of SMART infrastructures.

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