University of Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University

ERPE

Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering

The Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering (ERPE) is a strategic alliance between Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh. As two of the UK's leading research universities, we work with academic and commercial partners delivering world leading expertise in engineering to the greatest commercial, social and economic impact. This powerhouse of engineering uses its vision of working in conjunction with each other to translate engineering research into practical outcomes. The impact from our research addresses the most urgent challenges for society.

The aim of the ERPE is to develop unprecedented research utilising the institutes based in both institutions. Each institute is located in one of the following schools:


Sensors, Signals and Systems

Sensors, Signals and Systems

Infrastructure and Environment Research

Infrastructure and Environment

Materials and Manufacturing Research

Materials and Manufacturing

Energy and Resource Management

Energy and Resource Management