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The Institute for Future Transport and Cities (IFTC) coordinates expertise across manufacturing, engineering, design, intelligent systems and business studies. Our research covers automotive, aerospace, maritime and rail transport modes, working with industry partners to deliver safe and sustainable transport solutions fit for the cities of the future. 

Read on for an overview of our capabilities from our Chief Executive, Professor Carl Perrin.

"We all know that we have to think and act differently to address climate change and the transport sector is no different. At the Institute for Future Transport and Cities, we’ve stepped up to meet these challenges.

Coventry University’s leading academics in our world class research centres are advancing powertrain electrification, future and disruptive mobility solutions, advanced manufacturing technology and next-generation materials.

Our partnerships ensure that this research delivers real impact on society, creating safe and sustainable solutions for future mobility.

Within our Institute we have over 140 research staff and 130 PhD research students, working across our four research centres to deliver high quality research with impact across a vast array of research areas.

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