SMART is typically involved in a number of large and small research projects, most often working closely with a variety of industrial partners within various sectors ranging from aeronautical and automotive, to footwear and apparel.
The majority of these collaborative research projects have been initiated by our industrial partners, and driven by their need for an independent organisation with sustainability expertise to review their activities, as well as their desire to work with a group that has an in depth knowledge of the latest technologies which can help them to develop bespoke solutions.
Involvement of industrial partners in these projects can range from those who only wish to observe projects and adopt a subset of the results which are most beneficial to them, through to those who are firmly involved at the heart of the project, steering its direction and shaping its outcome.
Details of the projects we are currently actively working on are shown on this page. If you wish to become involved in any of these projects, or would like to start a bespoke piece of research based on your own requirements, please get in contact to discuss your options further.