Since the UKCCSRC’s creation in 2012, we have supported, strengthened and integrated the UK CCS community. The excellence of the UK research base is internationally recognised, and many of our 300+ academic members collaborate with CCS organisations across the globe. In the last five years the Centre has achieved many milestones and become a vital link with industry, aligning CCS research with business needs to secure an attainable economic future for the technology.
Read our Impact Statement to see how the UKCCSRC:
Grows and supports the UK CCS community
…with a membership of 1400, and two conferences a year, we bring together the community to aid collaboration and knowledge sharing.
…by funding 27 projects to date across the spectrum of CCS research, we support the drive towards an affordable, low carbon future for the UK.
…with six memorandums of understanding signed across the globe, and numerous international collaborations the UKCCSRC is an integral part of the UK remaining a world leader in CCS technology.
Works with industry
…by making test facilities available for over 70 industrial organisations, and hosting joint academic and industry workshops, we support the commercial deployment of CCS.
Engages and informs external stakeholders
…by providing written and oral evidence to Government committees, the UKCCSRC informs policy makers how CCS contributes to meeting the UK’s climate change obligations.
Fosters tomorrow’s leaders
…by funding travel for development opportunities, and providing training, we ensure early career researchers have the skills and networks to keep the UK at the forefront of CCS development.