The Academy is pleased to have supported the following projects under UK-Colombia Industry Academia Partnership Programme to build bilateral industry-academic linkages which support Colombian universities in improving their engineering research and innovation output through strengthening industry linkages – specifically with SMEs - and leveraging and creating links with UK expertise. 


Lead Colombian University Industry Partner UK Partner Project Title
National University of Colombia and Technological Metropolitan Institute of Medellin                                                                                                                                                                                        Metro de Medllin Sheffield University Friction Management at the wheel/rail interface: a fundamental approach to specific industrial situations  
Universidad Industrial de Santander Novus Semi Conductor University of Cambridge A open and collaborative approach to System-on-a-Chip design
Universidad del Valle Perlemax Ltd, Uk; Didacontrol SA Sheffield University Development of a water purification system based on activated carbon-ozone-UV light technologies, for use in small communities in Colombia
Escuela de Ingenieria de Antioquia Hospital General de Medellín City University Collaborative Research Platform to develop healthcare solutions between “Hospital General de Medellín”, “Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia” and City University London.
National University of Colombia - Medellin CMCL University of Cambridge VirtuaLab “Development of a Virtual Laboratory for teaching in Chemical Engineering using industrial-standard software”
Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia Aquatera (UK) Heriott Watt University Accelerating Marine Energy in Colombia
National University of Colombia   Compoestructuras SAS University of Bristol Optimisation of Composite Structures for Compact Electric Utility Vehicles
Industrial University of Santander ASOMESCA Cranfield University Managing risk in technology qualification of manufacturing processes – Research and Training
Colombian School of Engineering Julio Garavito; Clinical Universidad de la Sabana TLM Andina SAS Plymouth University  Human-Robot Interaction Strategies for Rehabilitation based on Socially Assistive Robotics
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana; Universidad Nacional de Colombia Ecopetrol Newcastle University  Development of a technology-based methodology for the characterization of underwater ecosystems as tool towards marine spatial planning decisions of marine areas in the Colombian seas
Universidad de Antioquia SUMICOL University of Cambridge Roadmap for Industry-Academy collaboration between Universidad de Antioquia and SUMICOL
Icesi University Levapan S.A University College London On-line MBI® platform as a knowledge sharing strategy between bio-based industry and university in Colombia
Universidad Militar Nueva Granada Prodensa University of Cambridge Roadmap for Industry-Academy collaboration between Universidad Militar Nueva Granada and Prodensa  in industrial wastewater treatment  
Universidad Piloto de Colombia Buro Happold Engineering; LACUNAE University of Bath Climate driven building design and construction in the tropics; tools and strategies to improve human comfort in Colombia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia PRECIMEC SAS Cranfield University Study of breast cancer detection using alternate current electrical and electrochemical impedance based on pieszoelectric sensors
Universidad del Valle; Universidad de Cartegena IQA Soluciones ambientales S.A.S Loughborough University Treatment of petroleum production wastewater by combined adsorption and oxidation process using double layer hydrotalcites
EAFIT University Ecopetrol University of Leeds Submarine slope instability in the Colombian Margin, managing risk to submarine infrastructure-Development of a methodology for the seafloor geotechnical characterization in the Colombian Caribbean
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Arup Group Arup Group Masters Class and Regional Forum: Building for a Changing Climate