COVID19 – New Normal

New Normal: Insights and solutions from Imperial College London

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the talent at Imperial College London have provided insights and solutions to help alleviate the crisis and save lives. They’re also here to help your organisation adapt to a life after lockdown and succeed in the ‘new normal’.

Select a topic below to get a taste of our experts’ latest thinking and technology solutions –  then, simply contact us to discuss your specific need.

How our experts can help address your challenges…

  • Project or strategy development
  • Product and process design and development advice
  • Lab-based testing and assessment of products or processes
  • Review of existing, new or emerging technology
  • Expert witness and advisory services
  • Collaboration on research and development
  • Off-the-shelf technology plus staff and student ‘start-ups’ already delivering solution

Life after lockdown: Research and development

Life after lockdown: Research and development

With lockdown and limited access to labs in-house R&D is proving difficult and costly right now. Imperial's experts can undertake testing, review tech or offer their tech under licence. read more

New Normal: Environment

New Normal: Environment

Lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis meant less unnecessary air travel and fewer vehicles on the road, thanks to more home-working. How can we apply what we learnt to the longer-term fight against climate change?. read more

Life after lockdown: COVID-19 response

Life after lockdown: COVID-19 response

Imperial's experts, from a wide range of disciplines, have and continue to keep us informed about COVID-19 and the coronavirus response, save lives through vaccines and testing - and provide solutions to protect the NHS. read more

Life after lockdown: Energy

Life after lockdown: Energy

Build a more resilient, more sustainable and greener future, whether you’re part of the energy sector, a policy-maker or looking to cut your energy costs to make your business more efficient. read more

Life after lockdown: Economy and recovery

Life after lockdown: Economy and recovery

COVID-19 has bought parts of the economy to a standstill and the costs of furloughing great swathes of the UK workforce must be met. Imperial’s academics look at how we can re-boot business – and whether the economy can be re-built with cleaner and greener investment read more

Life after lockdown: Health and healthcare

Life after lockdown: Health and healthcare

As the first volunteer receives Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine – academics from across Imperial are working on solutions to take us past the pandemic into life after lockdown. read more

Life after lockdown: Food security

Life after lockdown: Food security

Food security, like energy, is a universal issue. Famine has affected large parts of the developing world for generations and the COVID-19 crisis highlighted shortcomings in more developed countries’ reliance on long chains or big, international suppliers. What's next? read more

Life after lockdown: Business as unusual

Life after lockdown: Business as unusual

How can you adapt to the 'new normal' without access to facilities, a full workforce or face to face meetings – and with consumers shifting spending even further online? How can you flourish? read more

Life after lockdown: Work and wellbeing

Life after lockdown: Work and wellbeing

Businesses are under huge strains, from managing the bottom line to understanding ways in which they can continue to operate. Taking care of your staff will be a hugely important factor that is under your influence, so check out how Imperial's ecosystem can help you support your employees' wellbeing 'at work'. read more

Life after lockdown: Infrastructure

Life after lockdown: Infrastructure

By making our infrastructure smarter, more resilient and more sustainable we will be better-placed to emerge as a stronger society. It's just requires brave, data-based decisions - and riding the current political and social challenges. read more

Life after lockdown: Leadership

Life after lockdown: Leadership

As your business adapts to novel demands on its operations, communications and HR management, ethical leadership could help your company be more agile and productive. read more

Life after lockdown: Transport

Life after lockdown: Transport

COVID-19 has changed everything. Or has it? How can transport companies, commuters and consumers adjust? Planes, trains and automobiles - best practice, e-mobility and air quality discussed. read more

Insights

Modelling an unprecedented pandemic

Modelling an unprecedented pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists tried to understand the behaviour of the tiny virus particles as well as their effects on very large numbers of human hosts, attempting to bridge these two worlds coherently. But ‘the science’ isn’t a singular entity: it’s highly collaborative, consensus based – and yes, subject to uncertainty. read more

Robotic revolution

Robotic revolution

Robots are already used to pick and pack online deliveries, vacuum our homes, and to enable surgeons to carry out life-saving operations. In the coming decades, robots have the potential to further enhance human capabilities, providing better care, more efficient transport, and tackling mundane tasks. read more

Imperial’s response to COVID-19

Imperial’s response to COVID-19

Experts across a wide range of disciplines have been and are continuing to to keep government and society informed about COVID-19, save lives through vaccines and testing - and protect precious workforces like the NHS. read more

Case studies

Meta study-environmental impact of diamond mining

Meta study-environmental impact of diamond mining

Skydiamonds commissioned a review of academic, industrial and grey literature on diamond production methods to provide them with a better understanding of the environmental impacts. read more

Management of pests and vectors of disease

Management of pests and vectors of disease

Helping small-holder farmers with cost-effective techniques to manage pests and vectors of disease, reducing the use of chemical pesticides and promoting the efficiency of natural processes. read more

Bio-Inspired Aerial Robotics

Bio-Inspired Aerial Robotics

Dr Mirko Kovac is Director of the Aerial Robotics Laboratory at Imperial College London, and Senior Lecturer in Aero-structures. His research focuses on the development of biologically inspired flying robots for distributed sensing of air and water, search and rescue plus autonomous repair and construction. read more