Enabling Innovation within Medical & Human Sciences

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The University of Manchester

Room G.306A Jean McFarlane Building

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9PL

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is Europe’s leading programme helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through better use of the expertise and technology that reside within the UK knowledge base. KTP provides academics with the unique opportunity to apply the outcomes of their research to real world business projects, whilst also supporting the development of relevant teaching and research alongside high quality journal and conference publications. They are typically a 1-3 year partnership between academia, industry and a recently graduated associate. Participating in a KTP can:

  • Apply knowledge and expertise to important problems facing organisations
  • Develop relevant teaching and Research
  • Contribute to the Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF)
  • Identify new research themes and undergraduate and post – graduate projects
  • Publish high quality journal and conference papers
  • Gain an improved understanding of organisational requirements and operations
  • Lead rewarding and ongoing collaboration with innovative organisations
  • Assist strategic change

The event will highlight funding opportunities available to support collaborations that drive innovation with industry, to academics in the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences. Academic-Industry partnering has the capacity enhance economic and social impact of research in the UK and Europe by sustaining and generating high value jobs and revenue and, driving innovation, and nurturing talent in a challenging economic climate.

This event will help give you the opportunity to learn more about using KTPs as a method to engage with industry and develop successful partnerships. There will be the opportunity to learn about a case study of a KTP within MHS, hear from Fiona Nightingale from Innovate UK, and meet with colleagues from the Business Engagement Team to discuss how we can support you.

Join us to:

  • Learn about funding opportunities for industry and academic partnerships
  • Receive information and contacts to facilitate future interactions

Agenda:

12:15 Registration, Lunch and Networking

12:45 Welcome & Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) overview - Caroline Stanton & Saq Rasul

1:00 Medical Evaluation Unit Case Study - Prof Sarah Tyson (MHS)

1.15 Cross-Faculty KTPs - Dr Mat Hardman (FLS)

1.30 Q&A

1:45 Close

Further details can be found at http://ktp.innovateuk.org/academics:

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The University of Manchester

Room G.306A Jean McFarlane Building

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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Organiser The Knowledge Exchange Team, University of Manchester

Organiser of Enabling Innovation within Medical & Human Sciences

Join us to find out about the multiple benefits generated by KTP projects.  For further information please contact Joanne Summers:

Email: joanne.summers@manchester.ac.uk 

Telephone: 0161 306 9000

Web: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/collaborate/business-engagement/knowledge-exchange/transfer-partnerships/ 


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