PI Inspirations

A place where technical visions become reality.

  • Workshops can be tailored to individual needs.

    Register your interest in a PI Workshop.

  • Workshops can be tailored to individual needs.

    Register your interest in a PI Workshop.

PI Inspirations:

Creating Ideas from Piezo Ceramic Technology

Virtually visit our Inspirations lab in Cranfield to find out about how piezo ceramic technology can be employed in demanding sensing and actuation applications.

From understanding the basic of piezo theory through to learning about how the technology is applied in leading edge medical, metrology and photonics applications we can provide you with a workshop tailored to your needs.

Examples of components, devices and working actuators will be on hand to help explain the complexities of piezo operation.  Our applications specialist will work with you to ensure that you have the knowledge and ideas that will allow you to take your project forward.

Your visit can be tailored to your individual needs.

If you would prefer us to visit you let us know and our applications team will be in contact.


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PI UK Location

PI UK is situated between Milton Keynes and Bedford.


How to get to PI UK



Cranfield University Technology Park benefits from excellent road connections including:

M1 Junction 13/144 miles8 minutes
Central Milton Keynes7 miles12 minutes
M2530 miles33 minutes
Cambridge42 miles50 minutes
Oxford45 miles60 minutes



Cranfield University Technology Park is well located for a choice of nearby railway stations including:

  • Central Milton Keynes – 18 minutes
  • Flitwick – 23 minutes
  • Bedford – 24 minutes

As such, there are very regular services to London and the south coast, as well as the Midlands and the North, including Scotland. The fastest journey time from Central Milton Keynes to London is approximately 31 minutes.



A regular bus service operated by Uno connects Cranfield University Technology Park with Milton Keynes and Bedford. For timetables and service updates see here.



London Luton Airport is conveniently reached from Cranfield University Technology Park, via the M1, with a journey time of only approximately 31 minutes.

Cranfield University Technology Park also host its own private airfield, Cranfield Airport. For further information, or to enquire about landing at Cranfield, please contact our Airfield Manager on 01234 752784.


Directions - SAT NAV: MK43 0AN

Cranfield University Technology Park is easy to reach from all directions as follows:

From London and the South

M1 north to Junction 13. Take the A421 in direction of Bedford, then immediately first left, sign-posted to Salford and Cranfield University, first right at Salford. Go straight across the first roundabout, right at the second, and the Technology Park entrance is on the left.

From Birmingham and the North

M1 south to Junction 14. Take A509 in direction of Wellingborough, then immediately first right, proceed through Moulsoe, then turn left following signposts to the university. At the mini-roundabout turn right, at the next roundabout turn right and the entrance to the Technology Park is on the right.

From Bedford and the East

A428-A422 west to Astwood (7m), then left following signposts. Or A421 south-west through Kempston then right through Wootton (5m) following signposts.

From Oxford and the West

Follow A34, then A421, to Bicester, Buckingham and Milton Keynes. In Milton Keynes follow signs to M1 North (Junction 14). Then proceed as from Birmingham and the North.

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