University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham (UoB) has approximately 26,000 students and 6,000 staff; it is one of only 11 UK universities to feature in the list of the world’s top 100 universities and is one of the elite UK Russell Group Universities.
UoB is a large and highly research active university with significant strengths in nanoscience, nanotechnology, human health and environmental science; there is extensive experience in EU projects (105 under FP6, 315 under FP7, 95 under H2020 to date) in these and related areas such as nanosafety and nanobioscience.
UoB has a fully supported office with conference facilities in Brussels. UoB hosts Alta Innovations, a knowledge-transfer agency owned by the University, whose aim is to support interactions of academics with industry and facilitate the commercialization of UoB research.