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How partnering with a university can boost your business

Helen Lau, knowledge exchange manager at Coventry University, discusses how entering into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership can open up new doors for your business in the latest in our series of Business Matters articles for Insider Media. Coventry University is making huge strides in our work to support business growth by spreading the knowledge of our…

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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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The future of transport systems?

An exciting new project led by Coventry City Council, with Coventry University, will see the development of a program to demonstrate how real-world connected cars interacts with surrounding infrastructure. Intelligent Variable Message Systems (iVMS) will assess how connected and automated vehicles interact on key routes leading into Coventry’s City Centre. iVMS will draw on cutting edge expertise…

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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…

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Knowledge Transfer: A true partnership

What exactly is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, and how can it benefit your business? Dr Lorna Everall, head of postgraduate research support at Coventry University, explains to Insider Media. Many of you will have heard the phrase “knowledge transfer”, particularly within academic circles, and perhaps have wondered “what exactly does it mean?”.  More to the point,…