Workshop Agenda

Wednesday 8th September, 2021


The following recorded content is available to view on Meeting Mojo Platform ahead of the event.

  • Centre Overview
  • Research theme summaries

SESSION 1: Centre Overview and SME-Centre Engagement Opportunities

10:00 Opening Remarks and Centre overview
Dr Elizabeth Gibson
(Newcastle University) 
Summary and introduction
Prof Jin Xuan
(Loughborough University)
10:15 Industry engagement with the Centre
Dr Tim Blackburn
(Newcastle University)
10:25 General overview of the Knowledge Transfer Network
Dr Sheena Hindocha
10:35 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Ian Blakemore
10:45 Making Sustainable Materials for a Circular Economy: HVM Catapult perspective across supply chains
Tom Taylor
10:55 Innovate UK project Case Study
Prof Upul Wijayantha
(Loughborough University)
11:05 Break

SESSION 2: Break-out Groups

Participants will be assigned to smaller groups to facilitate focused discussions with Research Theme Leaders and Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associates.
Opportunities for Q&A on Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and proposal development will also be available.

11:15 Break-out Group 1
Prof Alex Cowan
(University of Liverpool)
11:15 Break-out Group 2
Prof Benoit Chachuat
(Imperial College London)
11:15 Break-out Group 3
Dr Bing Xu
(Heriot Watt University)
11:15 Break-out Group 4
Prof Jin Xuan
(Loughborough University)
12:00 Break

SESSION 3: Focussed Discussion

12:15 1-1 discussions on project scoping
13:00 Meeting close