Welcome to the Energy Innovation Centre Hub

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) was launched in 2008 to accelerate the discovery, development and deployment of innovation among the transmission and distribution network operators that power our homes and businesses. Read more »

Typically recruits

  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
Formed in 2008 by four electricity network partners and joined in 2012 by four gas distribution networks.
We invested over £1.8m into industry projects in 2016/17.
We work with over 1,900 entrepreneurs and SMEs.
We hold annual 'UK Energy Innovation' awards for the key players in the energy industry.
We developed over 30 projects in 2016/17.
Hundreds of students have Followed us on Gradcracker.

Energy Networks Take to the Skies as Drones Project Gets Off the...

The large-scale project is working across electricity and gas networks and is coordinated by international innovation scout the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).

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Innovative Wooden Material to 'Change the Face of Construction' and...

The innovation follows a project originally kick-started by international innovation broker the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).

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