We offer partners our expertise, cutting-edge facilities and technology in the fields of medical technologies, biosciences, nanotechnology, forensic science, food and drink, and sport science.
Research and innovation
Award-winning research and innovation comes through the work of the Food Authenticity and Research Services (FARAS), which offers testing and services to ensure integrity.
NTU offers additional expertise in the field of food legislation and labelling, and attracts partners from across the UK. These include companies such as 2 Sisters Food Group, Greencore, Nestlé and Unilever.
University becomes 'Centre of Expertise' for food authenticity testing
Important work to combat food fraud has seen Nottingham Trent University recognised by the government as a 'Centre of Expertise' for food authenticity testing.
Proof that Britain is a nation of Diversi-tea, with 24 million ways to make a cuppa… and a bagful of science in the blending
New proof of the nation’s diversi-tea has today emerged with research showing there are 24 million possible ways Brits make a cuppa.
New breed of wheat could be key to unlocking vital nutrients in cereals
Specially-bred wheat could help provide some of the key nutrients essential for healthy bones in poultry, reducing the need to supplement the feed, researchers at Nottingham Trent University and Aarhus University in Denmark have found.
Filling the skills gap
Worth £96 billion, food and drink is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, with key issues for the sector including the ageing workforce and the ability to attract talent. We help to solve the skills gap by providing training through CPD, sponsored programmes and apprenticeships.
Cutting-edge scientific facilities available to partner organisations include a high-spec science lab that supports chemistry and bioscience teaching and research, and the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Facility.
As one of the founding organisations, NTU works closely with BioCity and MediCity, which provide incubator support and laboratory space for companies to develop their business, product and research.
New BioCity Discovery Building's 'Corona' artwork incorporates NTU scientist's research
A new sculpture using live activity from the surface of the sun to illuminate a building has been unveiled in Nottingham - incorporating research by Nottingham Trent University physicist Dr Martin Bencsik.