University collaborations

ExxonMobil works with academic institutions around the world, including 18 leading European universities and institutes, to research and develop new solutions to the world’s energy challenges.

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University collaborations

Our work includes everything from researching advances in materials science and carbon storage to understanding wind and solar energy.

These collaborative relationships fuel new discoveries and empower advanced energy research both in focused, short-term projects and long-term programs. See some highlights of how we’re innovating energy solutions here. 

European research collaborations

ExxonMobil works with academic institutions around the world, including 18 leading European universities and institutes, to research and develop new solutions to the world’s energy challenges. 

We work with these leading European institutes and universities:

 

  • Delft University
  • Dutch Polymer Institute
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Imperial College London
  • Jacobs University Bremen
  • Joseph Fourier University
  • Moscow State University
  • Newcastle University
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Mons
  • University of Stockholm
  • University of Strasbourg
  • Ultrecht University
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel

ExxonMobil is working with approximately 80 universities around the world to explore next-generation energy technologies. See the full list of our global university research collaborations.

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