Meet the Buyer: Cranfield University






Deadline for Applications: 3rd of December 2021 

Venue: Digital Event


What is a Meet the Buyer event?

Meet the Buyer events offer interesting opportunities for your company to get in touch with the leading enterprises in a variety of business sectors. The event is invite-only and will give you the chance to have an individual one-to-one meeting with key decision-makers.

Apply now to join the event, establish valuable collaborations, pitch your products and services, and discuss business partnerships that can fast-forward your company’s growth.

What is their business?

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. The University’s education, research and consultancy are geared to making a practical difference in the world. Cranfield University works in close collaboration with many organisations to turn ideas and innovation into reality. By doing just that, it transforms people, organisations, and the world.

The University has recently set some very challenging targets to ensure that its estate and activities operate to the highest environmental standards. This includes a commitment to achieve net zero carbon by 2030, zero avoidable waste and a 50% reduction in water consumption by the same date. There are also targets to reduce car commuting, to increase biodiversity and reduce the risk of pollution.

What are we looking for?

  • Energy Saving

Energy saving solutions including retrofit insulation measures for older buildings (including aircraft hangars). Innovative retrofit entrance door solutions to prevent draughts and heat loss. Radiator and heating circuit control to create heating zones for existing systems. Covid compliant heating and ventilation adaptations which save energy. Building control and optimisation systems compatible with and complimentary to Trend BMS.

  • Renewables

Solar PV (from domestic scale to larger roofs and ground mounted arrays); solar thermal for space heating, heat pumps (air source, ground source, other), small scale biomass utilising green and/or food waste, wind (large scale and building integrated)

  • Energy Storage

Electrical storage (short and long term) for private wire network, Heat storage (short and long term) for district heating network. Novel hydrogen-based technologies.

  • Electric Vehicles

EV charging including V2G. Electric vehicles suitable for short journeys on campus site for delivery, passenger use and autonomous vehicles for same.

  • Waste management

Novel collection and segregation systems. Systems to replace single use plastics.

  • Water Management

Novel leak detection systems, water saving devices, water monitoring systems, water collection and reuse systems.

  • Sustainable travel

Systems for monitoring walking, cycling, vehicle flows, bike hire and EV hire schemes

  • Biodiversity

Monitoring systems for wildlife

  • Pollution control

Distributed sensors for measuring air, water and land pollution.


Any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Camila Vila-Echague by sending an email to