The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) is Europe’s largest academic-based group that provides world-class research, education, and innovation to the global rail industry. With over 180 staff including academics, researchers and professional support staff, we offer an expanding portfolio of programmes.
Enterprise and innovation at BCRRE provides commercial and professional services support to our research and education activities, underpinning the engagement with the global rail industry to foster collaborations. Therefore, we welcome interest from any business or individual (from the UK or from abroad) interested in railway research, education or innovation.
Additionally, we are the lead partner in the £92m UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN), a collaboration between academic centres of excellence and the rail industry. UKRRIN is revolutionising innovation in the rail industry by bringing together academia with international industrial partners from all over the supply chain.