As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally.
We are creating leaders in technology and management, unlocking the potential of people and organisations by partnering with business and governments to deliver transformational research, postgraduate education and professional development.
Creating leaders in technology and management
Cranfield's distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world.
Our education portfolio is renowned for its relevance to business and industry. We are the largest UK provider of master's-level graduates in engineering and offer a flagship MBA, extensive world-class customised executive education and professional development programmes. Our work informs government policy and leads the way in producing cutting edge new technologies and products in partnership with industry.
The research and consultancy we carry out for industry, government and business provides our students with a real-world learning environment, allowing them to develop as professionals and then transfer their knowledge to the global economy. This has always been the 'Cranfield way' but it has never been more important than in today's world.
81% of Cranfield’s research is ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’
Research Excellence Framework (REF), 2014.
To see the impact we have on industry, government and businesses around the world, view our research case studies.
Our corporate plan
The corporate plan provides a focus for the effective engagement of the entire Cranfield community towards the realisation of our mission: to create leaders in technology and management. We have identified four strategic priorities, informed by our staff, students, alumni and business partners, which will continue to be our focus over the next three years:
Cranfield University Announces Opening of Solar Research Laboratory
Cranfield University and Global CSP Announce Collaboration on Solar Energy Projects
Cranfield Research On Improving Energy From Waste Generation Wins Award
Development of a New Solar Cooker to Harness Sun's Energy
New Approach to Calculate Potential Renewable Energy from Waste Material
The LAS MkII Scintillometer by Kipp & Zonen can detect sensible heat fluxes over long distances, up to 4.5km.
The Vocus CI-TOF from TOFWERK provides real-time chemical ionization measurements.
The Hiden LAS provides leak analysis of sealed packages.
Ahead of The Greener Manufacturing Show in Cologne on the 9th and 10th of November 2022, AZoCleanTech spoke with Peter Sarno, event director of the show, about the push for sustainable industrial solutions.
Following on from the Contamination & Geotech Expo, AZoCleantech speaks with Barnaby Hayward from P&D Marine Services about his involvement in the clean technology sector and the company’s innovative water management solution - the Jellyfishbot.
Vijay Madlani - Katrick Technologies
AZoCleantech speaks to the Co-CEO of Katrick Technologies to discuss the company's innovative wind panel solution designed with aerofoils to harness energy that can be routed directly to the grid or battery system.