Net Zero

At the Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre (NZIIC), we are driving the transition towards a cleaner, greener future. Embracing our rich industrial heritage, we are igniting a new era of innovation that will redefine industries and deliver impactful change.

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Teesside: From Industrial Legacy to Net Zero Pioneer

Teesside has long been a powerhouse of industry, driving economic growth and innovation. Today, we stand at the forefront of a new chapter, an era that demands both environmental stewardship and economic resilience. At the NZIIC, we are leading the charge, harnessing our collective expertise to transform Teesside's industrial landscape into a beacon of sustainable progress.

Forging Global Connections

Our commitment to a sustainable future knows no borders. We are proud to be global in outlook, forming powerful relationships with partners around the world. These collaborations amplify our impact, enabling us to tackle the challenges of net zero on a global scale.

The Power of Collaboration and Research

We are a hub of innovation, connecting businesses with the tools, expertise, and resources they need to thrive in the era of net zero. Our multidisciplinary research and development centre houses six cutting-edge labs: Hydrogen Lab, Circular Economy Lab, Smart Energy Lab, Carbon Capture, Storage & Utilisation Lab, Digitalisation Lab, and Innovation Lab. These labs are the engines of our transformative efforts, where collaboration and innovation come together to shape the future.

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We invite businesses to join forces with the Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre on this transformative journey. Together, we will accelerate innovation, shape sustainable practices, and forge a path toward net zero emissions. Let's create a legacy that resonates locally and inspires globally.

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*The Net Zero project is receiving up to £8.85m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit

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