P2: Cranfield University

Cranfield University (CRA) lies between the extremes of traditional universities and business and industry. It recruits exclusively at postgraduate level and promotes strong connections between teaching and research. It is an internationally renowned specialist institution with a turnover of £162.4M and 2000 employees.

Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom is the academic partner of the Ministry of Defence and uses its expertise to advance partnerships with the Armed Forces and industries.

The Department of Engineering and Applied Science is one of the four Departments of Cranfield University hosted by the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom in Shrivenham with a total of 146 employees and with the Defence Chemistry Centre involved in the CRIM-TRACK with a total of 34 employees.