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: 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: 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

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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

Insights

The future of urban air

The future of urban air

How could future technologies and social interventions change urban air for city dwellers? Hover over the map created by Imperial's researchers, futurists and our Tech Foresight team. read more

Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine

Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine

As the first trials of Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate got underway in June, the team leading this pioneering work talk though the science of the vaccine and how they will find out whether it protects people from the disease. read more

Digital transformation

Digital transformation

Some think of business as usual, replacing physical tasks with digital alternatives. Others envisage a more profound change, with new products or services made possible by digital technologies. read more

Case studies

Energising Britain Report

Energising Britain Report

Dr Iain Staffell, Dr Malte Jansen and consultants from e4Tech were commissioned by Drax Group to look into the progress, impacts and outlook for transforming Britain’s energy system. read more

Imperial COVID-19 testing facilities

Imperial COVID-19 testing facilities

Imperial's facility, comprising the UKAS accredited Molecular Diagnostic Unit (MDU) and high-throughput robotic platform for RNA extraction, forms part of the Department of Health and Social Care's partnership with the London Testing Alliance, set-up by MedCity. read more

Stabilising the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Stabilising the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Professor Burland, a soil mechanics engineer, selected by the Italian Government to help re-position and stabilise the Leaning Tower of Pisa as part of a 14 strong rescue committee. read more