A New Horizon for the HSSMI and Loughborough University Partnership

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HSSMI and Loughborough University London, who have benefited from a strong partnership since the campus first opened in 2015, have announced they will both be expanding their offices.

HSSMI will be leaving its current premises on the fourth floor of the Loughborough University London building in March and moving into its first own individual company space in Hackney Wick.

Its former offices will be made available for the growing number of new students coming to Loughborough University London.

The University is making a significant investment to develop additional teaching space and facilities, enabling the campus to progress into its new exciting phase of development and to further improve the student experience on campus.

For HSSMI moving into its own offices represents a big step in independence of the business. Having started in 2012 with one office and eight employees, HSSMI now employs over 50 people across three regional offices in London, Birmingham and Glasgow. The company offers services to the manufacturing industry to innovate and become sustainable. The new offices will be located in the recently completed Bagel Factory, 100 metres away from the Hackney Wick Overground station and a ten-minute walk away from Loughborough University London.

As such, it will not be a very distant move, but it will signal a next step in the development of both HSSMI and Loughborough University London. Both parties are eager to continue their strategic partnership and already have initiatives in mind to continue working together. More information about these will follow soon.

Axel Bindel, Executive Director HSSMI says: “Loughborough University has been a strategic partner to HSSMI from the very beginning. It is a great success story that both organisations are growing and expanding their offices. We look forward to continuing this strategic partnership and supporting innovation for businesses.”

Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor at Loughborough University said: “We wish HSSMI every success in their new premises and look forward to continuing our partnership with them. The expansion of the Loughborough University London building marks another exciting milestone in the growth and development of the campus.”


Notes to editors:


HSSMI is a sustainable manufacturing innovation consultancy. HSSMI is committed to helping manufacturing companies achieve their ambitions. HSSMI works across manufacturing industries to help companies respond to market challenges by increasing productivity, transitioning towards a circular economy, and upscaling their products and processes.

Since being founded in 2012, HSSMI has worked with government bodies, established manufacturers and aspiring start-ups. HSSMI connects industry experts with people who want to make their products in a cost effective, innovative and sustainable way.

HSSMI’s areas of expertise include: hydrogen propulsion, advanced manufacturing simulation, circular economy, digital manufacturing tools, lean manufacturing and automation, E-drives, battery technology, manufacturing strategy, and project management. For further information please visit


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Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019 and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.

The Loughborough University London campus is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities. It is home to influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators who provide students with the highest quality of teaching and the very latest in modern thinking.


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