What is Enabling Technology?

An enabling technology is defined as “Equipment and/or methodology that, alone or in combination with associated technologies, provides the means to generate giant leaps in performance and capabilities of the user.” [Business Dictionary]

Enabling technologies at the University of Birmingham serve to support and strengthen our research in the key areas such as:

We continually invest in resources, and improve research facilities to ensure that our academic staff and doctoral researchers are able to pursue their ideas, undertake research and transfer their knowledge to create global impact and excellence in teaching.

We welcome enquiries from external organisations seeking to access our facilities and equipment.