One of the key missions for Energy Futures Lab is to ensure that research in sustainable energy at Imperial College London informs, and is informed by, industry. As part of the institute's work in this area the team proactively develops and manages business relationships with a wide range of partners in the private sector.

Imperial’s world class research offers exciting opportunities for collaboration and engagement in an innovative environment. Energy Futures Lab's workplan supports the development of this strategic research collaborations between business and Imperial, with a particular emphasis on cross-departmental and solution-focussed energy research programmes. This is supported by the college's Corporate Partnerships team, which helps to grow these relationships on both a national and international level.