Our science and engineering ensures we make a difference to some of the biggest national and international challenges
We apply our science and engineering knowledge to some of the biggest challenges and opportunities in Health, Manufacturing, Energy & Environment and Digital technologies as identified by the UK’s Industrial Strategy. We are working with business, governments, researchers and others to address these in partnership.
Growing the economic impact and competitiveness of UK manufacturing
Helping IT and telecoms industries to utilise emerging technologies such as 5G, quantum devices and graphene, and to harness the power of big data for social and economic good
Enabling a clean, efficient energy system and working towards the sustainable use of natural resources, to ensure a healthy environment
Tackling some of the world's biggest health challenges, from reducing attrition rates in drug development, to treating cancer and dementia, to creating new antibiotics
From school teams in the afternoon, to adult enthusiasts and youth groups in the evening (as well as rocket-making workshops), the NPL Water Rocket Challenge is a great day out which sees teams of rocketeers take to the skies with their own water rockets!
The NPL Water Rocket Challenge
Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success. Contact our Customer Services team on +44 20 8943 7070