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East of England

Focus on precision agritech, data science and life sciences

Supporting regional businesses to achieve their full potential

We are developing a new centre in the East of England which will be actively involved in strategic research initiatives and networks in digital technologies, data science, agritech and life sciences. We are making the UK's measurement infrastructure and access to NPL's scientists, engineers and technicians available across the country. We are able to respond to local needs, as well as national and international challenges.  

We are working with the University of Cambridge, local government and industry to expand NPL’s existing portfolio of collaborations and develop new commercial relationships across the East of England. We are focused on delivering novel, world-leading measurement science on a regional scale.

NPL East of England centre is made up of scientists from NPL’s Data Science, Electromagnetics, Quantum Technology and Life Sciences team.


Our expertise

In our East of England centre, we are experts in supporting digital technologies, agri-tech and life sciences, all underpinned by excellent data science. The services that are most widely used are:

Our research

NPL is carrying out research which is directly relevant to this region. We can help companies make better measurements, characterise new and existing materials, and support new technologies.  Since 2015 NPL has invested in capability for phenotyping, food processing, earth observation, crop growth, animal monitoring and unique solutions for the agri-tech community.

Can we help you?

NPL's expertise covers many industries and technologies. To see the complete range of services and research follow the links.

If you're still not sure if we can help, please contact us.

Contact us

East of England

National Physical Laboratory
University of Cambridge
The Old Schools
Trinity Lane