Creating Impact through Innovation

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is Europe’s leading programme helping business to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. KTP is funded by Innovate UK with 12 other funding organisations.

New Projects

INEX Works Group

INEX Works Group Ltd provide external grounds maintenance, internal works, winter maintenance (gritting) and ‘civils’ works. They are working with the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde to embed physical and analytical chemistry knowledge and expertise within the business and develop an industry leading range of high performance and environmentally friendly de-icing solutions.

NovaBiotics Ltd

NovaBiotics Ltd is an award winning clinical stage speciality biotechnology company, based in Aberdeen, which designs and develops first in class anti-infective and anti-fungal preparations targeted at unmet clinical conditions.  Their KTP partnership with Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Strathclyde will transfer essential pharmaceutical formulation knowledge and expertise to develop new formulations which involve Novamycin, a proprietary novel antifungal agent developed by NovaBiotics, into different product treatments which can be delivered in a patient friendly format to enable a rapid cure of oral thrush (Oropharyngeal candidiasis).

The Scottish Tourism Alliance

The Scottish Tourism Alliance, the Industry Leadership Group for tourism in Scotland have partnered with the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development in the School of Business and Society at Glasgow Caledonian University.  Their KTP project will develop strategic tourism marketing expertise within the organisation to drive new approaches to coordinated marketing and social media that will enhance new tourism into the Scottish Heritage sector.  This project will involve the combined interaction of all the major heritage organisations; Historic Environment Scotland, National Trust for Scotland and Historic Houses Association working with the Scottish Tourism Alliance to support consumer facing services across all the organisations in anticipation of the Scottish Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology in 2017.

Brightwake Ltd (KTP#2)

Brightwake Ltd are working in partnership with the University of Strathclyde, Department of Biomedical Engineering on a 24 month KTP to develop a novel medical device for use in the intensive care treatment of patients with sepsis.  The technology will have the dual function of removing and exchanging plasma while also removing cytokines from the resultant blood product prior to reinfusion.

CCRS Brokers Limited

CCRS Brokers Limited are general insurance brokers providing commercial broking services to SME businesses across the UK. They are working with the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow to develop an industry leading peer-to-peer (P2P) commercial insurance service offering to accelerate business growth and facilitate overseas expansion.

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