The world’s grand challenges of sustainability and security attract good intentions and principles.

But real solutions can only come from working with the nuts and bolts, getting down to the details of what will work and what won’t.

This is what Cranfield does: making use of high levels of specialism and collaboration between different disciplines across technology and management; having the full knowledge and insights to look beyond surface issues and make the necessary choices.

With this in mind, Cranfield’s Grand Challenges are concrete and specific. They are rooted in strengths. Experts from across different University departments have been brought together in teams to focus on how to make progress now.