National Infrastructure Laboratory

Supporting business

Discover how we can support your organisation through our world class testing facilities and expert knowledge.

The National Infrastructure Laboratory hosts world-class facilities, technical experts, engineering consultants and academics at the forefronts of their fields creating a unique environment to address industry-led challenges and innovations. 

We have extensive experience working with business to solve their complex engineering problems. We routinely conduct industry projects and commercially sensitive research in our facilities for our external clients.  

We offer a wide range of services, and our equipment is available for hire to provide support for local, national and international businesses through standard and bespoke testing of components, structures and materials.  

The NIL can work flexibly to support projects both big and small, ranging from industrial collaboration, direct consultancy or knowledge transfer partnerships. We will work with you directly to develop a testing solution based on your project needs. Access charges are calculated on an individual project basis and are dependent on the equipment used and the technical support required.  

Please contact us at to discuss your project requirements. 

Multi-axis loading of a realistic component
Multi-axis loading of a realistic component.