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Breakfast Forum 2014

On 3rd June 2014, i-STUTE held a Breakfast Forum on ‘Heating and Cooling to 2020 and beyond’ for an invited audience of government, industry and other stakeholders at the prestigious Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, IOM3, in central London. Over 70 delegates were treated to a thought-provoking series of presentations, had a chance to view posters and network over breakfast and lunch, and participated in a stimulating panel discussion and debate.

We would like to share this with you – below you can  view the presentations, see video clips of delegates talking about their experience, see the posters and read a report of the final discussion session.


Follow this link to listen to the recording of the presentations.


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Record of discussion session

Following the presentations, the audience participated in a discussion facilitated by Carole Bond of Carbon Data Resources Ltd. Click here to access the document.

This document is based on notes made at the time rather than a recording and captures the points made but is not an attempt to present all statements made with complete accuracy.


We would like to acknowledge the support of the following partner organisations:

IEA Annex 43 - Thermally driven heat pumps

 Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat

The Institute of Refrigeration

Latest progress

Click here to view the latest update of the work carried out by our research team presented in our last Advisory Board in April 2017 at the University of Warwick.

Applications for Cryogenic Cooling

On the 12th October STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) will be opening it's doors to the SIRACH Network. RAL is home to many of the UK’s most advanced research facilities and supports work in a range of areas including space science and astronomy, particle physics, nanotechnology and developing new materials.

Our SIRACH event will focus on applications for cryogenic cooling and delegates will hear presentations on leading edge technologies.

Click here for more information.