Contact us

The Big Ideas research project final brochure is available to download here.

For further information about the Big Ideas please contact one of the project partners:

Professor Simon Austin
Loughborough University
01509 222608

Professor Stuart Green
University of Reading
0118 3787174

Professor Peter McDermott
University of Salford
0161 295 4808


The BIG IDEAS research project was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (GR/T21813/01, GR/T21806/01, GR/T21820/01 through the Innovative Manufacturing Research Centres at Loughborough, Reading and Salford. We also thank the many individuals, organisations and companies who enthusiastically participated in the research.