R & D project

Equipment sharing made easy

Helping universities, colleges and the research community to share equipment with each other, and with industry

  • 4 years and 1 month

    Ends 31 Jul 2018

  • Budget:

    £50k to £250k

  • Expected outcome:



Our project partners

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Loughborough University
University of Southampton

Meet the project team

Project timeline

This project will run until summer 2018

MERIL, automation and core facilities

The last two months have been full of travelling for the equipment team at Jisc. We were first at the S-lab conference, then attended the...

May: update on equipment.data

Just the other day, we hit our first target for equipment.data. There are now 51 institutions contributing more than 13 thousand pieces...

S-lab conference and equipment sharing

Last week, Martin Hamilton and I attended the S-lab conference at the BBSRC Rothamsted Research. S-lab is an initiative that supports...

Sharing made easy – Jisc support for equipment sharing

Kit Catalogue - discovering the value of equipment sharing

A shot in the ARM: Catapults give UK tech a boost

Universities and colleges have a vast amount of equipment at their disposal and rich seams of talent and expertise that can be mined. Sharing those resources with other institutions and with business opens up new opportunities to boost the UK’s technology sectors.

Equipment sharing made easy project starts.

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