Cardiff University Innovation Network

Date 25 January 2017
OrganiserCardiff University Innovation Network
Venue The Bute Building, King Edward VII Ave, Cardiff

Working Effectively With Universities


A variety of effective mechanisms exist for engagement between businesses, academia and public sector, including funded schemes such as Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), KESS2 and SMARTExpertise.


Successfully transferring the knowledge from academia into products and services for commercial and social applications is essential for economic growth. Companies and organisations that can leverage the research from Universities into real world business applications can gain a real advantage.


This event will cover a range of programmes available to support collaboration between Universities, businesses and public sector organisations and look at what ingredients make for successful projects.


This session will explore:

  • How can businesses and organisations work effectively with Universities?

  • The various mechanisms for supporting mutually beneficial collaborations between universities, businesses and the public sector


You will hear from a variety of speakers in business and academia who will give their experiences of collaborative projects, Speakers will include:

  • John White, Director, Brick Fabrication

  • Katherine Shelton. Senior Psychology Lecturer, Cardiff University,

  • Howard Nicholls, KTP Advisor, Innovate UK

  • Phil Allen, Head of Knowledge Transfer and Commercialisation, Welsh Government


Presentations will be followed by a Q&A.



A light buffet, refreshments and an opportunity for networking will be provided after the session.



Attendance at this event is free, but booking is required

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