The Henry Royce Insitute is the UK's national institute for advanced materials research and innovation. Their aim is to support and grow world-recognised excellence in UK materials research, accelerating commercial exploitation and delivering positive economic and societal impact for the UK. Royce is ensuring that academics and industry in the UK’s materials community have access to world-class research capabilities, infrastructure, expertise, and skills development. From future cities and their energy supplies, to computing, manufacturing and medicine, the research and innovation facilitated by Royce has the potential to significantly impact peoples’ lives. With its hub in Manchester and with capability distributed across nine founding Partners, Royce works collaboratively to create real solutions and make a fundamental difference to the UK economy.