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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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Perfect partnerships for digital profit – Nexus Creative

Colin Foxall of Nexus Creative explains how a partnership with Coventry university will boost the company’s capability, in an article originally published by Insider Media. A great deal is written and spoken about the need for industry and academia to work closer together to help companies – and ultimately the UK economy – move forward.…

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Coventry University links up with environmental company

Coventry University have partnered with a Lancashire-based environmental company to help increase the amount of wildlife and environmentally-friendly areas in urban areas.   SEL Environmental have entered into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the University’s Centre for Agroecology and Water Resilience (CAWR), to deliver the benefits of green space and wildlife friendly habitats into the…

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A new kind of collaboration

Paul Noon, pro vice-chancellor of enterprise and innovation at Coventry University discusses a “new kind of collaboration”. The word “collaboration” is a word that is bandied around a lot in higher education circles. Likewise the word “innovation” – I should know; it’s in my job title. While often repeated these words do in fact say a lot…

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AME claims major innovation award win

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ is celebrating today after it secured a prestigious award for its pioneering work. The collaborative initiative between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) beat off a host of high profile organisations to secure the ‘Technology Innovation’ title at the Cotswold…

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Construction starts on uni’s new transport design centre

Work is underway on Coventry University’s multimillion pound National Transport Design Centre, which is being established to boost design innovation in the sector and bridge a shortfall in creative skills. The centre will feature a six metre power wall allowing designers and engineers to explore transport concepts in virtual reality, and will also have projection…

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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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Unipart and AME’s Ford-China deal to create 40 Coventry jobs

Courtesy of www.themanufacturer.com A seven-year contract to provide advanced components for Ford cars being produced in China is expected to see Unipart Manufacturing create 40 new jobs in Coventry. A feat achieved through Unipart’s joint venture with Coventry University the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) Unipart is now one of only a small number of companies…

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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…