A new Cycling Test Lab designed to help students develop their engineering skills has been launched at the Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub thanks to £800,000 Local Growth Funding from Bucks LEP. This facility will give students at Silverstone University Technical College access to three specialist rigs which will allow them to apply their learning to real world applications to create a valuable new connection between learning and industry. The pioneering sports engineering facility, based at Silverstone Park which sits within Bucks LEP’s Buckinghamshire Enterprise Zone, provides the tools and environment for innovation in sport, enabling engineers and sports performance professionals to undertake cutting-edge research and development.