Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Heriot-Watt is using its global reach and innovation in teaching, research and enterprise to make a significant impact towards the attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while making commitments to become more sustainable as an institution and global community. Host to the Medical Device Manufacturing Centre, a consortium of institutions including the University of Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow, Robert Gordon University and the University of Dundee, we are embedding sustainable principles into manufacturing from the outset.