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

James Howden & Company Ltd

James Howden & Company, trading as Howden Process Compressors, design, manufacture and supply Process Screw Compressor Systems for process gas applications and high efficiency Turbo Blowers and Compressors for combustion air and process aeration. They are currently working with the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University on control system design to enhance compressor operational performance.

Scottish Water (KTP#2)

Scottish Water provides 1.3 billion litres of drinking water every day and takes away 840 million litres of waste water daily. They are currently working with the Department of Management Science at the University of Strathclyde to create analytical tools to uncover causal trends in water quality failures within the water treatment system, focusing on progressive risk of bacteriological growth, to predict failures and plan efficient interventions.

Peak Scientific Ltd (KTP#2)

Peak Scientific are a world-renowned hydrogen and nitrogen laboratory gas generator supplier. They are currently working with the School of Engineering and Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to develop the next generation of hydrogen cell for use in the company's range of Hydrogen generators.

Alconbury Weston Ltd

Alconbury Weston Ltd is an innovative micro SME supplying continuous crystallisers / reactors to the pharmaceutical industry. They are currently working with the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop and optimise a continuous filtration, washing and drying system. The University are providing pharmaceutical and engineering and process modelling expertise.

Redspire Ltd

Redspire provide CRM software services and are a Microsoft Partner specialising in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. They are currently working with the Department of Manufacturing and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde to embed knowledge management and operations management theory in order to support business growth and International expansion.

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