The Bridge Advanced Engineering R&D Centre is a collaborative scheme funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Greater Lincolnshire LEP and University of Lincoln.
Lincolnshire’s Advanced Engineering Materials R&D Centre
What we do
We link engineering and materials science businesses across the East Midlands and beyond both with each other and with experts at the University of Lincoln to undertake world-leading, collaborative research and development.
Addressing the advanced materials needs of the UK’s manufacturing sector through excellent R&D at the chemistry-engineering interface
Developing a consortium of industrial partners to share expertise, technologies & methods to drive critical mass
Training & CPD
Harnessing the academic excellence at the University of Lincoln to bring you specialist technical seminars and bespoke training courses
Providing state-of-the-art materials and surface science instrumentation, including TEM, SEM & AFM plus many other analytical tools
Enabling unprecedented access to experts spanning engineering, chemistry, biology and more at the University of Lincoln
Signposting local businesses to complementary expertise in other industry partners to add value to your research projects
Join the Consortium and start benefiting today
Get in touch with us to find out how we can help your business. We offer a free diagnostic meeting for all Lincolnshire SMEs. Use the dedicated contact page or fill in your details in the form later on this page and we’ll get right back to you.
Laboratory techniques available
We have a wide range of scientific expertise and many years of experience using analytical and imaging instrumentation. Explore our capabilities in materials analysis, surface imaging and advanced engineering.
Latest news and events
There’s always lots going on at The Bridge. From focused user groups and cutting-edge research seminars, to exhibitions dedicated to specific industrial sectors or training courses on new methods and techniques. Read some of our news items to get a flavour of the diversity of things we do.
Let’s Start Something new
Send us a message. Tell us about your business, your engineering problems and your scientific research needs. Let’s start a conversation and develop new innovative science together. Fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you.