What we are doing

Sustainability research


Working with business

BioSolar Leaf

Imperial is collaborating with startup Arborea in the iHub at White City to develop pioneering ‘BioSolar Leaf’ technology to improve air quality through the photosynthesis of microscopic plants, removing greenhouse gases from the environment whilst generating breathable oxygen.


World’s first biodegradable and recyclable plastic developed at White City. Find out more about Polymateria.


Imperial are encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship by providing office and laboratory space for our researchers and early-stage companies.