Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faulty of Engineering
Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Imperial College Business School

Profile description
Founded in 1907, Imperial College London is a university specialised in science, technology and medicine and is a leading research and education organisation in these fields. Imperial’s research excellence in Science, Engineering, Medicine and Management has all been ranked in the global top 10 in the 2013 Times Higher Education world ranking.. Imperial College leads the UK’s representation in the activities of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) playing a prominent role in two of the EIT’s Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC); as a core partner and co-location centre of the Climate-KIC.

Role in CIVIS
For the CIVIS project, we bring expertise in social and behavioural research, which complements technical research other project partners conduct. We utilise our skills to analyse consumer acceptance, market opportunities and challenges, and social impact assessment that are necessary for new energy systems to be successfully operated in the market.