To realise our vision of a zero pollution future we will work with key stakeholders to make sure that our research is rapidly translated into effective policy and solutions for industry and benefits across society.

On our impact and innovation pages you will be able to find out more about the work we are doing to engage with policy makers, industry, and the public, and the entrepreneurial activities of our staff and students to tackle pollution and build a more sustainable society.

Evidence week 2020

Dr Kate Simpson, from the Dyson School of Design Engineering, took part in Sense about Science’s Evidence Week 2020. Dr Simpson spoke to MPs and their teams about the TZP initiative and the importance of importance of a systems approach to tackle pollution though the example of building retrofit. Watch her evidence week briefing video ‘Housing retrofit: a case study on net zero interventions’ below.

Dr Kate Simpson speaks on the topic of 'housing retrofit: a case study on net zero interventions' in a video recorded for Sense about Science's Evidence Week 2020.

Evidence Week 2020

Housing retrofit: a case study on net zero interventions

Dr Kate Simpson from the Dyson School of Design Engineering talks about the importance of systems approaches to tackle pollution, using building retrofit as an example, in a video briefing recorded for Sense about Science’s Evidence Week 2020. 

Industry and entrepreneurship

The Transition to Zero Pollution initiative recognises that to have widespread impact on society research must be paired with entrepreneurship and industry.  Follow the links below to read more about our staff and student startups and to hear stories from successful entrepreneurs on the Grantham Institute podcast.

If you are a business looking to access the talent and expertise of our academic community or an enterprising member of staff or student then you can find out more about the support available to you on the Enterprise Division web pages. You can find out about technology available to licence from Imperial on the website.

A recording of the inaugural Imperial.Tech.Pitch event on Transition to Zero Pollution.

Imperial.Tech.Pitch: Transition to Zero Pollution

Watch the inaugural Imperial.Tech.Pitch event, which saw researchers and inventors from Imperial College London explain their work and ideas  aimed at building a more sustainable society, by reducing the environmental impact of heavy industries all the way through to redesigning the materials used in products across sectors.