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Exchanging Business Know-How

Knowledge Exchange Manager Alisdair Ritchie talks knowledge exchanges and technology transfers as it is widely recognised that business experts and academic specialists working together can help industry explore new and exciting opportunities. As someone who works in knowledge exchange and technology transfer, I am often met with blank looks when I refer to them. The main aim of…

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Discover the award-winning TRADEIT Project

As reported recently, TRADEIT, a project within the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE), is to receive a Commbebiz Award at the EBN Congress in September. Commbebiz is a Europe-wide organisation dedicated to providing links between bioeconomy research and business. TRADEIT is an enterprise that aims to support traditional food producers by addressing barriers to growth…

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Meet ICTE: The International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship

The ICTE is a unique Centre, formed to support sustainable socio-economic transformation through systemic approaches to entrepreneurship in communities. Within this context, ‘transformational entrepreneurship’ refers to a holistic and heuristic orientation in terms of entrepreneurship promotion and combines the individual and other sub-systems (such as society and institutions) interacting and collaborating to create a positive framework…

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Microcab – innovative hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Coventry University are leading the way in introducing innovative hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, providing a solution to the problem of urban air pollution and advancing the hydrogen fuel agenda internationally. As such, Mircocab was born – a spin out company from Coventry University, for the production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. The project led by…

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Working in Partnership

A guest blog written by Paul Murphy, Head of Partnership Development Unit at Coventry University The role of the Partnership Development Unit at Coventry University is to identify, develop and nurture strategic relationships with industry and other key stakeholders, on a global basis.  We are seeking partnerships with a clear focus that meet the business objectives…

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Inter KT – Arizona State University

          Following on from the success of the work done with the University of Windsor Inter KT project, Coventry University has embarked on another exciting collaborative project, this time with Arizona State University in the United States. The aim of this project was to develop an international network and a professional partnership that could respond to the needs…

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Photos from the recent KTP Associates Conference

Back in May,  Coventry University proudly welcomed more than 100 delegates from various businesses to the 2016 KTP Associates Conference. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, or KTP, are a joint project between a university, a company and a highly skilled graduate, known as an associate. The programme is designed to help businesses improve their competitiveness and productivity…

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KTP Associates Conference

On the 26th of May, Coventry University proudly welcomed more than 100 delegates from various business to the 2016 KTP Associates Conference. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, or KTP, are a joint project between a university, a company and a highly skilled graduate, known as an associate. The programme is designed to help businesses improve their competitiveness and…