Construction

Jacobs UK Ltd

Jacobs UK Ltd are one of the largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services. Their Glasgow based Highways Operations Division are undertaking a KTP with academics from the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop innovative and sustainable approaches and processes for protecting the water environment during major highway construction.

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Geckotech Solutions Ltd

Geckotech Solutions Ltd has been supplying clients with access engineering solutions since 2006. Working from our office in Edinburgh the company provides specialist access services to clients including industrial rope access, confined space entry and the installation of temporary working platforms such as tension netting systems. They are currently working with the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop novel image systems for use in tunnel and shaft safety inspections. 

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HurleyPalmerFlatt

For 40 years HurleyPalmerFlatt has provided design and construction support of many critical engineering projects including data centres, trading buildings, hospitals and energy centres. They are currently working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced hybrid energy systems simulation within the company to drive business growth.

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McPhee Brothers (Blantyre) Ltd

McPhee Bros Ltd are a family business that has been making and repairing concrete mixers for almost 40 years. They are currently working with the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed a finite element “design-by-analysis” capability for advanced structural design and optimisation.

 

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PASMA Ltd

Founded in 1974, the Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association (PASMA), is the recognised focus and authority for mobile access towers. It is currently working with the School of Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to design and implement a data governance system for a trade association, for the storage, monitoring and management of corporate data within a secure system.

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Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd

IES’ mission is to advance the sustainability of the world’s buildings through the use of integrated building performance modelling technology which more intelligently and assuredly determines the measures required to mitigate climate change and conserve our natural resources for future generations. They are currently working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop an optimisation control strategy and integrate it with the dynamic simulation environment and real-time building energy performance models.

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Capital Steel Ltd

Capital Steel Ltd is the leading producer of cold rolled steel buildings in the United Kingdom and Ireland.They are currently working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed finite element analysis (FEA) capability within the business, integrating this with existing ProjeX design tools and delivering a full Design by Analysis capability. 

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Cartwright Pickard Architects

Cartwright Pickard Architects was founded in 1996 by Peter Cartwright and James Pickard. The team’s experience includes innovative residential projects, educational buildings, award winning workplace buildings, master planning of major mixed use urban developments and major headquarter office buildings. They are currently working with the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit at the Glasgow School of Art to develop and embed the capability to undertake detailed performance evaluation in sustainable, low energy housing and utilise findings to influence future architectural design. 

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Blairs Limited

Blairs Ltd is a leading manufacturer of high quality, bespoke timber windows and external doorsets. Working with the Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management (DMEM) at Strathclyde University, this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) aimed to adapt the existing manufacturing software to accommodate a wide range of new product features and improve the overall production line.
 

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Breval Environmental Limited

Glasgow-based Breval Environmental Limited worked with the School of Science and Technology at Bell College (now part of the new University of the West of Scotland) on this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). The collaboration aimed to design, prototype, test and develop a system for coating, cleaning and maintaining the internal surface of ducting systems, and prepare manufacturing documentation.

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