Structural Integrity Research Foundation (SIRF)
SIRF launched in 2012 to provide a platform for strategic research and development initiatives, including the National Structural Integrity Research Centre. The Foundation is an industry-funded partnership, looking at engineering development across a range of industry sectors and tailoring a series of initiatives in response to commercial need.
NSIRC will deliver
World-class engineers and scientists in structural integrity
Focused fundamental research (low TRL) directly linked to industrial (high TRL) development and deployment
Tailored engineering projects through leveraged funding
Watch the below video from Professor Richard Clegg, Managing Director of the Lloyds Register Foundation, to see SIRF's involvement with NSIRC: