Design

KTP Associate - Fashion, Accessories and/or Product Design

KTP Associate with Robert Gordon University, Gray's School of Art and Montrose Rope and Sail Co Ltd (based Montrose). Salary £25,000 per year. Closing date 21 November 2017.

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ACE AQUATEC FS LTD

Ace Aquatec FS Ltd is a leading company in acoustic systems for marine and aquaculture application and electric stunning systems for fish farms. Ace Aquatec FS Ltd has been awarded a KTP Project with the University of Aberdeen. the project aims to embed power engineering knowledge to allow development of our fish stunning system by establishing processes, codifying and documenting results, thus allowing simulation of new concepts & exploration of design infrastructure to allow us to move a MK2 new concept stunning system into production.

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MONTROSE ROPE AND SAIL CO LTD

Montrose Rope and Sail Co Ltd is one of the oldest and dynamic independent companies in Scotland who's heritage dates from 1789 when it was established to make handcrafted products for the fishing industry. They have been awarded a KTP Project in partnership with Robert Gordon University. The project will aim to develop, manufacture and brand a new range of products within the luxury high-end fashion accessories market. The project will utilise the company’s heritage, existing expertise within manufacture and their unique industrial range of products.

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Norscot Joinery Limited

Norscot Joinery Limited, manufacture energy efficient timber frame kit homes, windows and doors, selling to both private clients, homebuilders and architects. They are working with the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced VR visualisation and BIM knowledge in the business, resulting in a virtual showroom software solution for kit home design and offsite manufacture, which may be viewed on a mobile device and can provide semantically rich building information integrated with the 3D representation.

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Ability Matters Group

Ability Matters Group Ltd, with its headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, is a leading supplier of both products and services which enhance the lives of individuals who require devices to improve their mobility and accessibility.  As the main service provider of prosthetic lower limbs to the NHS in England, this company is undertaking a KTP with the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Biomedical Engineering to develop innovative methods of measuring post-operative dimensions of lower limb amputees which will be used to enhance prosthetic fit, comfort and performance of prosthetic lower limbs.  The University of Strathclyde is recognised for its research in evaluating prosthetic shape capture methods and is currently one of the two UK providers of a degree course for training professionals in Prosthetics and Orthotics.  The University of Strathclyde is unique in holding a Category 1 accreditation from the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics.

 

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Education and Municipal Equipment

Education and Municipal Equipment Ltd (EME Furniture), a furniture manufacturer located in Sanquhar, South West Scotland is a company focussed on the design and manufacture of functional, high quality education furniture products. They have partnered with the University of the West of Scotland on a 24 month KTP project working with the Department of Engineering and Computing and the School of Science and Sport to optimise the company’s factory relocation, redesign the factory layout using lean manufacturing principles and to develop a capability for new innovative manufacturing methods and processes within the new production facility aiding new product development.

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Peak Scientific Instruments Ltd

Peak Scientific are a world-renowned hydrogen generator and nitrogen generator supplier. Their range of products includes the Genius, Infinity and Precision generators, which are small to large scale nitrogen and hydrogen gas systems for the Gas Chromatography and Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry markets. They are currently working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to help Peak Scientific to develop it's next generation of Genius Nitrogen generators using state-of-the art computational fluid dynamics and design optimisation.

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QTS Group Ltd

QTS Group Ltd provides an extensive range of infrastructure services to major organisations across the Rail, Utilities, Construction and Public sectors. They are currently working with the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow to develop an improved design technique for rock catch fence systems.

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Vascutek Ltd

VASCUTEK, a TERUMO Company is a world leader in the design and
manufacture of products that address the needs of vascular and
cardiovascular clinicians throughout the world. They are currently
working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
at the University of Strathclyde to establish new low profile endovascular
products through the integration of computational fluid dynamic and
structural analysis techniques to allow optimisation of existing products.

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Brightwake Ltd

Brightwake is a creative development, engineering, production and research company based in Nottingham. They are currently working with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop an innovative, diagnostic capability for quantifying blood cell chemistry at the point of care.

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Donaldson Associates Ltd

Donaldson Associates is a specialist firm with in depth experience in civil, structural and geotechnical engineering including the development of underground space and infrastructure. They are currently working with the department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop a novel low-cost and low-carbon technique for tunnel face stabilisation.

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TUV SUD Ltd

TUV SUD is an international service organisation and employs over 17,000 people in over 800 locations worldwide. TUV SUD are currently working with the School of Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to embed multi-platform software development, database management and user interface design expertise to develop the next generation of the company’s Physical Properties Database Software.

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Pentagon Chemical Specialities Ltd

Pentagon is an independent UK manufacturer of speciality and fine chemicals. They are currently working with the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to design, develop and optimise a production process for a speciality organic intermediate.

 

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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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McPhee Bros 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 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at the University of Strathclyde to embed a finite element “design-by-analysis” capability for advanced structural design and optimisation.

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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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