Current Projects

JWF Process Solutions Ltd

JWF Process Solutions Ltd., formed in 1962, is one of the biggest independent suppliers of measurement and instrumentation equipment in the UK. They are working with Departments of Management Science, and Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde, to support business model transition from sensor supply, to provision of a software-based data and information service sales solution, by embedding operational capability and management expertise, enabling future growth through efficient implementation and execution of business improvement processes.

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ScotBio

Scotbio provide clean and natural solutions for food, cosmetics, textiles and pharmaceuticals. Using biotech, they are able to reshape what’s possible- by creating all-natural colourants, plant-based proteins and nutritional ingredients at practically any scale. Thanks to their patented indoor GMP production process, they’re meeting unparalleled standards of purity, safety and consistency – every single day of the year. Their KTP is looking to embed expertise in chemical and process engineering, shortening time to market for products and helping to automate key processes. They are looking to utilise data science techniques to intensify production with sophisticated monitoring and control solutions.

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EventMAP

EventMAP's core business is in providing tools and expertise to help their clients (academic and non academic) solve their most complex scheduling problems. Their tools offer interactive activity planning, space planning, resource management, timetabling and scheduling capabilities that optimise and reduce the cost of these activities for clients. They are working with the department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop an automated occupancy assessment approach to facilitate the embedding of innovative data gathering and modelling strategies within EventMAP’s core OPTIME software platform.

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Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission is the licensed owner and operator of the high voltage electricity transmission system in the north of Scotland. They are working with the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Strathclyde to embed engaging work practices, flexible management processes and systemic capacity for the effective implementation of strategy and innovation initiatives that result in business targets being exceeded, particularly for decarbonisation.

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Spartan Solutions

Spartan Solutions was founded in 2004 by two principles with a background in enterprise software sales and IT project delivery skills, with the aim of building a world class software company. They sell products directly to the equipment rental, industrial services, construction and major infrastructure and the oil and gas markets.

They are working with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering team at the University of Strathclyde to develop and commercialise the next generation of Predictive Maintenance algorithms for mission-critical and high-impact energy infrastructure.

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Aggreko

Aggreko is the global leader in supply of temporary power generation equipment and of temperature control equipment. It is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. This KTP project will embed capability in analytics at ‘the edge,’ enabling remote monitoring of field assets in remote locations with machine learning models.

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Qumodo

Qumodo launched in 2016 with the goal of making the world a safer place. They are undertaking a KTP to develop and commercialise an image Location Identification Classifier (LoID) to match large volumes of images, based on scene and location content, through computer vision and machine learning. This will give Qumodo a unique product, driving company growth through a market disruptive technology.

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BioClavis

BioClavis is a Glasgow-based personalised diagnostics spin-out of BioSpyder Technologies. They leverage the proprietary TempO-Seq transcriptomic/genomic platform technology, capable of efficiently analysing large cohorts with customisable biomarker panels of tens to thousands of genes, quickly and inexpensively. Therefore, they’re enabling the full promise and clinical utility of ‘omic testing to deliver cost-effective care for individual patients in coordination with and context of the practical realities in today’s healthcare systems. TempO-Seq has critical usability features, controls, and does not require specialised instrumentation, ideal for expansion into the clinic. These strengths – in concert with centralised patient samples, clinical research partners, and economic decision making – allow accelerating content discovery, product development and adoption of a new generation of cost-disruptive precision medicine testing worldwide. Their KTP is to deliver cost-effective molecular diagnostics for patients in coordination with, and in context of, the practical realities of today’s healthcare systems.

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Biotangents Limited

Biotangents Limited are specialists in Veterinary Diagnostics and are designing the next generation of molecular diagnostics equipment for vets and labs. It is estimated that livestock diseases cost the UK economy £1bn per year with similar impacts on livestock farming worldwide. To help tackle this problem, Biotangents have developed Moduleic Sensing to provide fast, accurate results from point-of-care diagnostics. This KTP with the Bioengineering Department at the University of Strathclyde seeks to build on the Moduleic Sensing  platform by integrating Electrochemical sensing technology to further improve performance and extend the range of applications. This project will further enhance Biotangents reputation and help accelerate the deployment of Moduleic Sensing into their target markets.

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TrainFX Limited

TrainFX Limited is a UK based rail technology company specialising in bespoke, turn-key and fully integrated on-train solutions, incorporating - passenger information system, seat sensors, crew comms, CCTV, call for assistance and passenger counting on both retro fit and new-build trains. This gives operators the best possible passenger experience and gives the operators the ability to analyse and monitor passenger and fleet activity, creating valuable insights which translate to dramatic improvements in service efficiency and passenger satisfaction. The KTP will develop and commercialise an autonomous, interactive and intelligent robot (rover) system offering mobile and personalised, real-time support to train travellers.

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Peak NDT

Peak NDT is a high end technology company specialising in the development, manufacture and support of multichannel and phased array ultrasound controllers for use in the Non-Destructive Testing industries.

With it’s particular expertise in ultrasonics, Peak also provides consultancy services, including feasibility studies, technique development and ultrasonic inspection modelling. Their KTP is to embed expertise in focal law calculator development to allow Peak NDT to develop and create an innovative, sophisticated NDT capability.

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Precision Tooling Services

Precision Tooling Services in Ayrshire provides a manufacturing facility for machined components for a range of customers within the Aerospace, Automotive, Renewables and Oil & Gas industries. They have been established for over 25 years and are located in the aerospace park at Prestwick airport. Precision Tooling Services offers unique toolroom services and the opportunity for manufacturing companies to have their components precision manufactured in various materials either from solid or, alternatively, investment or sand cast in various materials and final machined, all managed and controlled within the same company. Their KTP will Develop and embed expertise in electrochemical machining (ECM) to deliver enhanced capability of precision component manufacture for the aerospace, automotive and renewable energy sectors.

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Bosch Rexworth

Bosch Rexroth supports mechanical and plant engineering challenges around the world with its cutting edge technology and unique industry knowledge. More than 32,000 employees worldwide work on safe, efficient, intelligent and powerful solutions. For example, they help in the economical production of small batch sizes or save energy while simultaneously raising productivity. They have undertaken a KTP project to generate a new range of radial piston motors, able to collect and analyse real time performance data using IoT and predictive data analytics. The resulting advanced decision support system will enable the diagnostic monitoring of equipment in harsh environments. 

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SVGC

SVGC offer a broad spectrum of support to help resolve it’s clients most challenging issues. Originally founded to provide support to the Ministry of Defence and the defence industry, their services are increasingly in demand from other government departments, commercial organisations and the nuclear sector. They have received KTP funding to develop and commercialise a platform for digital sensitivity review of public records, to automatically highlight potential sensitivities through information retrieval, text analytics and machine learning. The subsequent embedded knowledge will give SVGC a unique product development capability, driving company growth.

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Miros Scotland Ltd

Miros Scotland Ltd. is a trusted provider of reliable ocean surface measurements to some of the world’s largest ship owners, operators and oil companies.  They are undertaking a KTP with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, to embed understanding of offshore wind operational drivers/mechanisms, collate advanced real time data and apply analytical capability to support development of an integrated marine coordination decision support system software platform for offshore wind farms.

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Elite Contract Furniture

Elite Contract Furniture are an established, third generation manufacturer of mattresses, divan bases, headboards and soft furnishings and are one of only a handful of bed manufacturers remaining in Scotland.  They are undertaking a KTP with the Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde, to develop, implement and operationalise a novel business model for Elite, the Product Service System (PSS). This will lead to a Business Process Excellence Framework, increased operational productivity, and an embedded capability in Business Process Engineering and product design re-engineering.

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Process Systems Enterprise Ltd

Process Systems Enterprise Ltd. is the world leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling (APM) technology and related model-based engineering services to the process industries.  They are undertaking a KTP with the CMAC Future Manufacturing Research Hub at the University of Strathclyde, to develop and commercialise enhanced software, encompassing industrial workflows for the application of a user-friendly mechanistic modelling toolkit, to enable clients to digitally design and operate their pharmaceutical drug substance manufacturing processes, thus optimising production.

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Leonardo MW Ltd

Leonardo MW Ltd, with six UK sites, is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK Ministry of Defence.  Their Southampton site designs, manufactures and supports high performance cooled IR detectors.  They are undertaking a KTP with the Department of Management Science at the University of Strathclyde, to embed capability in product lifecycle, project, and engineering management, and integrate this within existing processes to implement a robust design and manufacturing process for cooled infrared detectors that will translate to increased productivity, improved yield and business growth.

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ICR Integrity

ICR Integrity are experts in pipeline and structural maintenance, integrity, corrosion and repair solutions. They are working with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop, deploy and embed capability in predictive analytics for pipework corrosion within their Asset Integrity Management (AIM) platform, to provide a more robust and efficient service, creating a step change in the approach to reliability-based inspection (RBI) in the Oil & Gas industry.

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CYBG Plc

CYBG is a long established independent financial institution, offering a full range of financial
products and services to help people and businesses grow. They are undertaking a KTP with the University of Strathclye to transform their SME service delivery model through platform innovation.

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Baxters Food Group Limited

Baxters Food Group Limited, is a Scottish food processing company, producing foods such as canned soups, canned meat products, sour pickles, sauces, vinegars, anti-pasti, chutneys, fruit preserves and salad and meat condiments. They are working with the School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences at UWS to embed waste and process management knowledge and expertise, helping to reduce their environmental footprint, achieve best-in-class performance and support business growth.

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Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems Europe Ltd

Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems Europe Ltd are one of the world's leading names in the manufacture and sales of electrical and electronic products and systems used in a broad range of fields and applications. They are working with the Department of Engineering at Glasgow Caledonian University to embed understanding of Industrial Internet of Things, predictive and prescriptive analytics, to allow development and implementation of a model for monitoring and optimisation of production processes.

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Turner Iceni

Turner Iceni provide a complete range of integrated renewable energy services and solutions, both onshore and offshore. They are working with the Electronic and Electrical Engineering team at the University of Strathclyde to embed knowledge in wind turbine condition monitoring, failure prediction, and remaining useful life prediction.

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Cell Guidance Systems

Cell Guidance Systems develop therapeutic products as well as medical research tools and technologies that expand the possibilities of life science research and medicine. They are undertaking a KTP with the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow to embed underpinning knowledge of biomaterials and capability in hydrogel engineering and to enable development of bioinks, 3D matrices and functionalised microcarriers.

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Datum Electronics Limited

Datum Electronics develops, produces and sells innovative torque & shaft power measurement solutions. They are undertaking a KTP with the Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering team at the University of Strathclyde to develop the expertise and capability in high fidelity engine modelling techniques and data analytics based on ship-board instantaneous shaft torque measurements, to create an integrated decision support system for marine engine condition assessment.

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Terumo Aortic

Terumo Aortic is a world leader in the design and manufacture of implantable medical devices. They are currently undertaking a third KTP project with the University of Strathclyde to embed expertise and understanding of the properties and chemistry of gelatin, to allow design and implementation of efficient, optimised product manufacturing processes, enabling future exploitation of new clinical opportunities.

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Touch-less Hygiene UK Ltd

Touch-less Hygiene UK Ltd, trading as Sanondaf, specialise in advanced disinfection and
decontamination services to help eradicate micro-organisms and infections that can cause health issues in everyday life for people and animals. They are currently undertaking a KTP project with UWS to embed engineering and microbiology expertise to facilitate the design, development, testing and launch of the next generation of microbial disinfection and decontamination technology.

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Odour and Dust Solutions

Odour and Dust Solutions is a professional odour control and dust control company providing solutions throughout the UK, their products are used in a number of sectors including the recycling, quarrying and demolition industries. They are working with the School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences at UWS to transfer the capability to develop a sustainable industrial platform for the production of algae-based remediation and
odour control products.

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John Gilbert Architects

John Gilbert Architects is a Scottish design studio, passionate about designing places for people and the planet. They are currently involved in a second project with Glasgow School of Art to embed the knowledge and capability to develop a robust BIM informed design and build process that both considers and informs construction, engineering and design methods.

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Eureka Solutions

Eureka Solutions are specialist providers and developers of business management solutions that give you the power to run your business more effectively and more efficiently. They are currently undertaking a KTP project with Glasgow Caledonian University to develop rapid automated software systems integration solutions that will underpin agile flexible business processes.

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Scottish Power Energy Networks

Scottish Power Energy Networks transmit, distribute and connect electricity to and from 3.5 million homes and businesses over their network, 24 hours a day, every day of the year. They are undertaking a KTP with the Department of Marketing at the University of Strathclyde to develop the capability and knowledge to implement a strategic change in how innovation is applied and handled; to create a cultural change within the company, accelerate the implementation of new innovations, increase value to customers, and improve business sustainability.

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Mersen

Mersen, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, design innovative solutions to address its clients’ specific needs and enable them to optimize their manufacturing performance. They are working with the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde to develop and evaluate the performance of Mersen carbon felts as both positive and negative electrodes in an all-vanadium redox flow battery which can be used in medium to large scale energy storage systems.

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Golden Casket

Golden Casket is one of the largest and most innovative confectionery specialists in the UK and are owners of the ‘Millions’ brand along with £onepounders. The Company are working with the School of Engineering and Computing at UWS to develop the capability and understanding to implement app development, database management, data mining and business intelligence informed decision making to improve customer engagement, marketing and sales.

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BiP Solutions Ltd

BiP Solutions Ltd are a leading provider of procurement support and intelligence. They are working with the Computing and Information Sciences department at the University of Strathclyde to embed key technical expertise, principally in the field of data science, in order to enable the development of the next generation of unique business intelligence products and services.

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Alphasense

Alphasense has established a reputation as a reliable source for a wide range of gas sensor technologies. The Company supplies high quality Oxygen,CO2, toxic and flammable Gas sensors to many of the world’s leading industrial OEMs. They are working with the School of Engineering and Computing at UWS to embed knowledge of linear variable filter and miniaturised infrared spectrometry technology to support design and launch of a new range of optical sensor systems that can detect and speciate Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), to monitor indoor air quality and emissions from industrial plants.

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Syngro Limited

Syngro Limited, part of Maru/Syngro is a leading Customer Experience technology company providing next-generation Customer Experience analytics and reporting software to empower enterprises with the customer insight they need to drive profitable action and manage operational performance. They are currently undertaking a project with the Department of Management Science at the University of Strathclyde to create analytical tools to uncover trends in customer data, focusing on relationships between future financial income and responses to customer experience surveys

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Novosound Limited

Novosound Limited are the first spin-out company to emerge from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). The team is made up of scientific, technical and commercial experts in ultrasound technology. They are undertaking a project with the School of Engineering and Computing at UWS to embed thin film design and optimisation capability in support of a new generation of advanced ultrasonic sensors.

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Lamellar Biomedical Limited

Lamellar Biomedical Limited is a biotechnology company developing new medical products using the capabilities of their proprietary LAMELLASOME™ technology. They are undertaking a project with the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences to investigate novel formulation and characterisation techniques in the process engineering of LAMELLASOME™ vesicles.

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TMD Technologies Ltd

TMD Technologies Ltd is a world leading provider of high-tech equipment for radar, EW, communications, EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) testing and scientific and medical applications. They are undertaking a KTP with the Department of Physics in the University of Strathclyde to develop and commercialise a miniaturised, self-contained, integrated platform for atom cooling within a hand-held package for use in next-generation quantum technologies, such as atomic clocks and derivative applications based on high precision measurement of time.

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Intrallect Ltd

Intrallect targets growing software markets to provide e-learning and digital transformation solutions to government agencies, private and education sectors. They are undertaking a KTP project with the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University. The KTP project will focus on developing global standard compliant solutions in the food and non-food supply chain markets that deliver ethical and verified processes and give access to the global supply chain markets for producers across the world.

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Oak Tree Inn

Oak Tree Inn is a family business based on the route of the West Highland Way, with B&B accommodation for 90 guests, a restaurant, bar, village shop and coffee shop with ice cream parlour.  Oak Tree Inn are undertaking a KTP project with the University of the West of Scotland, School of Business and Enterprise.  The project aims to embed strategic planning and decision making expertise, informed by advanced management information systems, to drive business expansion and resilience.

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Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd

Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global (CST Global) are a volume-producer of III-V compound semiconductors for the fabrication of photonics products. They provide a custom foundry service, as well as designing and manufacturing a range of high-volume, standard laser products for the optical communications markets from their manufacturing facility in Glasgow.  They will be undertaking their fourth KTP project with the University of Glasgow, working with the School of Engineering, to develop computer modelling, characterisation test and verification for the design of high speed lasers.

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Buddi Ltd

Buddi Ltd supply a service combining wearable electronic monitoring equipment with web-based users interfaces that enable a third party to monitor the position and status of an individual.  They will be working with the Faculty of Science at the University of Strathclyde on a 36 month KTP project to develop durable, sensitive, low cost wearable sensors for remote monitoring of individuals at risk.

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MODO Systems Ltd

MODO Systems Ltd, based in Glasgow, have developed a cloud based software platform which enables users to organise their digital files and attachments.  Their current services is focussed on gathering up digital files across different platforms (online accounts, fire-store clouds, e.mail) and different devices such as PC, tablet or phone.  They are undertaking a KTP project with the School of Engineering and Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to embed machine learning expertise into the company and develop their next generation digital content management platform.

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Loretto Care

Loretto Care, part of the Wheatley Group, provide care and support services to people across western and central Scotland who are experiencing complex issues in their day to day lives.  Their support services are designed to help vulnerable people to live fulfilled lives either within their own homes, care homes or in various types of supported accommodation.  Loretto Care are undertaking a KTP with the School of Simulation and Visualisation at Glasgow School of Art to develop a unique, innovative interactive application for use as an educational tool to prepare young people and vulnerable people living in social housing to become sustainable housing tenants.

 

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arbnco Limited

arbnco Ltd are a Glasgow company providing cloud-based software for the energy performance management of commercial property portfolios.  They provide solutions for reducing energy consumption and improving energy performance of buildings.  The company are undertaking their second KTP project with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to automate measurements and collate near real-time building performance date via an IoT platform.  This data will be used to develop and commercialise e-services for deployment in buildings to enhance the services currently offered for large estate facilities management.

 

 

 

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AB Vista

AB Vista, the agricultural division of Associated British Foods is a pioneer in product development for the animal feed industry.  They are undertaking a KTP project with the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Strathclyde.  The KTP project will focus on developing ways to abolish antibiotic consumption in animal feeds by developing novel nano-delivery systems incorporating bioactive lipids and peptides.  The aim is to support effective antimicrobial stewardship to reduce antibiotic resistance in the food chain without compromising animal welfare.

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Brightwake Ltd

Brightwake Ltd are leading experts in designing and manufacturing products and dressings for wound care.  They are undertaking a KTP in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Biomedical Engineering to develop a new generation of Vacuum Therapy device.  The device will incorporate the pumping system and associated electronics into Brightwake’s existing would dressing technology.  The result of this it to make Vacuum Therapy widely available in the community to support the rapidly growing number of patients with long term non-healing wounds.

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A.P.&A. Limited

AP&A was established in 1988 and provides technical, brokerage and operational services to the shipping and offshore industries worldwide. Its global office network with highly experienced and qualified marine engineers, naval architects, brokers and consultants allows AP&A to provide tailored and fast solutions to its clients. Its privileged relationship with clients gives AP&A in-depth knowledge of the challenges, requirements and latest developments in shipping companies. They are working with the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering to optimise of ship operations, maintenance, repairs and logistics through application of advanced data analytics, risk and reliability analysis tools and processes.

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The ISO Organisation Limited

ISO is a digital media and software studio specialising in the design, direction and building of large-scale interactive and immersive media projects. Clients include Museums, Galleries and Brand Experience Centres across the UK and internationally. ISO also create award winning motion graphics and animated content for television and commercial clients and create ambitious online digital projects that are experienced across web, social and mobile.  ISO delivered the graphics and visual effects for the XX Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony to an audience of 1.5 Billion, were the original designers of the interface for the BBC iPlayer and are winners of multiple Royal Television Society Awards and the SXSW interactive award for Art. They are working with the School of Media, Culture & Society to embed advanced visualisation knowledge and expertise (both augmented reality and virtual reality) in support of emerging global business opportunities.

 

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Lumen Research

Lumen Research is an innovative ‘attention technology’ company, using eye-tracking technology to measure the salience and engagement of visual communications by tracking a viewer's gaze point (location, duration, pattern etc); helping publishers, advertisers, and their agencies understand what really gets – and keeps - people’s attention. Clients include Tesco (bank, mobile, etc.), BT, e.on, NSPCC, Dixons, Carphone warehouse and Morrisons amongst others. They are currently working with the School of Engineering & Computing at UWS to embed machine learning expertise and develop a software tool for predicting a viewer’s likely response to a range of visual communications (adverts).

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James Johnston & Co of Elgin Limited

Johnstons of Elgin Ltd are a luxury textile producer operating in the Highlands and Islands for over two centuries. They manufacture and sell luxury textiles globally (clothing, home interiors and accessories) using mainly cashmere from Mongolia and China and merino wool from Australia. They are currently working with the department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde to increase profitability and grow market share, particularly overseas, through introduction of new process modelling, optimisation and control; ultimately reducing product variability and waste.

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The Glass Scribe International

The Glass Scribe International Limited, based in Dingwall, manufacture and import glassware, crystal and ancillary products, selling to retailers of engraved awards, trophies and presentation glassware and crystal.  They are working with the department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed control system and software development knowledge, underpinning the commercialisation of a novel mask manufacturing technology for the commercial glass engraving industry.

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Datalytics Technology Ltd

Datalytics Technology is a software development and technology consulting company operating in several different sectors including Healthcare, Finance, Energy and Smart Cities. They are working with the Department of Management Science at Strathclyde Business School to develop an Energy Account for Smart Cities; effectively a demand and supply forecast of what energy will be consumed by communities and how that energy will be sourced. The resulting dynamic grid load model will focus on the safe and secure supply to communities.

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Henry Technologies Limited

Henry Technologies Limited manufactures and distributes a wide range of products for commercial and industrial refrigeration applications throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India and has one of the broadest component product portfolios in the commercial refrigeration industry, including refrigerant and oil flow control products, safety valves, chillers and condensers as well as fabricating complex heat exchangers and pressure vessels. They are working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed computational design and analysis capability within the business in support of new valve product development.

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Fathom Systems Limited

Fathom Systems Limited are a commercial diving company which develops systems for saturation diving. They are working with the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed machine learning knowledge and expertise to improve diver safety in the global commercial diving industry.

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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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Insight Analytics Solutions

Insight Analytics Solutions provides innovative condition monitoring and predictive maintenance solutions alongside premium consulting and advisory services for owners, operators and investors of Wind Farms. They are working with the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed machine learning knowledge and develop new advanced condition monitoring prognostics software and consultancy.

 

 

 

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MW Encap Ltd

MW Encap Ltd, a division of Capsugel Dosage Form Solutions, engages in the contract development and manufacture of pharmaceutical projects using a unique core liquid fill hard capsule (LFHC) technology.  This Livingstone based company is undertaking a KTP with the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Strathclyde to develop new formulation platforms that have the potential to significantly enhance antibiotic efficacy.  This project aims to help address the global health issue of antimicrobial resistance and will focus on adaptations for the treatment of inflammatory diseases in difficult to reach areas of the gastrointestinal tract.

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Innovent Technology Limited

Innovent Technology Limited develop software solutions for the agricultural sector. They are working with the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced image/video processing, data analytics and machine learning expertise in the business to both improve the performance of their QSCAN and QBOX systems and enhance animal welfare and farm productivity. This is their second KTP project.

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Aggreko Plc

Aggreko Plc is the leading global provider of modular, mobile power and related solutions, operating in around 100 countries worldwide. They are working with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to apply advanced data analytics and machine learning to maximise reliability, enhance customer experience and inform development of the next generation of mobile power platforms.

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Whittaker Engineering (Stonehaven) Limited

Whittaker Engineering (Stonehaven) Limited (WEL) design, supply and support components and equipment for the marine and offshore industries. They are working with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed electrical power engineering expertise and launch a new generation of grid connected Stirling engine platforms providing power smoothing for distributed renewable energy power generation.

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Geckotech Solutions Ltd

Geckotech Solutions Ltd, an Edinburgh based company which specialise in access and examination solutions for areas and environments which are difficult to examine or repair using conventional methods of access are undertaking a second KTP with academics from the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University.  Their project will focus on developing a bespoke IT technology solution incorporating data capture and software to reduce the requirement for manual intervention in the processes of interpreting and highlighting details from visual and infrared images obtained during routine inspections in locations with challenging access.

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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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Cartwright Pickard Architects Ltd

Cartwright Pickard Architects Ltd are a research driven architectural practice that designs and delivers innovative projects with a focus on residential, workplace and educational sectors.  The company are undertaking a second KTP based at the London office, with the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) at Glasgow School of Art to develop innovative tools for applying building information modelling and building performance evaluation for application within the build to rent market.

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Long Lane Deliveries Ltd

Long Lane Deliveries Ltd provide temperature controlled collection and delivery services throughout the UK via a fleet of HGVs and LGVs. They are currently working with the department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde to Streamline of operations through application of emerging business process modelling & optimisation expertise, knowledge management and operational excellence tools and techniques.

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Symphonic Software Ltd

Symphonic Software Ltd is a software development company focused on meeting the emerging need for sharing data inside and outside organisations quickly and securely. They are working with the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde on the application of automated reasoning algorithms to enhance the security, performance and compliance of information-sharing systems in both the public and private sector.

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Fishers Services Ltd

Fisher Services Ltd are the second largest independent laundry company in the UK and a market leader in Scotland who deliver a range of services which include the rental, washing, drying and ironing of textiles that meet the requirements from general hotel linen to specialised industrial cleanroom garments.  This company is undertaking a KTP with the University of Strathclyde Business School, which will be based at the company’s new headquarters and state of the art factory site in Coatbridge, Glasgow, to develop a new capability to de-commoditise textile products by making them smarter and higher quality through the adoption of an optimised RFID tracking system in the linen provision and laundry service industry.

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Linell Renewables Ltd

Linell Renewables Ltd are part of the Linell Group and specialise in the development of tidal energy conversion devices.They are working with the School of Engineering and Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to embed advanced numercial modelling and simulation expertise, underpinning the development of the next generation of large-scale vertical axis tidal turbine.

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arbnco Limited (KTP10529)

arbnco Limited provide cloud-based software, Carbon Estates, for the energy performance management of commercial property portfolios, enabling users to see their entire property portfolio's energy performance and drill down to the individual property level. They are working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced building energy modelling expertise with the business, enhancing current software product and service offerings for large estate energy management and accelerating business growth both in the UK and Internationally.


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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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The European Marine Energy Centre

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd is the first and only centre of its kind in the world to provide developers of both wave and tidal energy converters with purpose-built, accredited open-sea testing facilities. EMEC are working with the Energy Systems Research Unit within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde on the development of a Technology Assessment Process (TAP) as an integrated evaluation and development pathway for early stage wave & tidal technology developers, contributing to the significant technical and commercial de-risking of technology development and ensuring a more focused development pathway.

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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.

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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).

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Scottish Tourism Alliance

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.

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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.

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Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd (KTP 9837)

Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd, based in Hamilton, are a semiconductor foundry and service provider who specialise in the design, development and manufacture of discrete and integrated lll-V opto-electronic devices.  They are working with the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow on a 24 month KTP project to deliver the growth of Indium Phosphide (InP) by metal organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) for producing high yield photonic integrated circuits.  This technology will be applied in telecoms up to 400Gb/s (Giga bit per second) Ethernet systems in data centres.

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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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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.

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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.

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Peak Scientific Ltd

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.

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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.

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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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PAL Technologies Ltd

Since 2001 PAL Technologies has been providing support from its headquarters in Glasgow to more than 200 institutions worldwide. Many of the researchers and clinicians utilising PAL’s devices are investigating the correlation between physical behaviours and chronic disease to help inform treatment interventions and chronic disease risk. They are currently working with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to develop free-living, patient-centred gait training tools for deployment at home and in the community.

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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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William Tracey Group

The William Tracey Group is one of the UK’s leading recycling and resource management companies with a full range of environmental services. They are currently working with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the university of Strathclyde to embed materials chemistry and environmental geochemistry expertise and create a new business related to the recovery and re-use of waste from municipal waste and biomass plants.

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Broady Flow Control

Broady Flow Control is one of the leading valve manufacturing companies in the world. They manufacture and produce high quality products for a wide range of applications in both commercial and defense sectors. They are currently working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) expertise and develop a ASME I certified valve design.

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Stream Technologies Ltd

Stream Technologies Ltd is an M2M, data & telematics mobile network offering full 2G, 3G, 4G & Satellite services. They are currently working with the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop a Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) solution with energy harvesting for implementation in low power wireless sensors.

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Spirit Aerosystems (Europe) Ltd

Spirit AeroSystems is one of the world’s largest independent producers of commercial aerostructures. Their core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. They are currently working with the department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde to apply an advanced systems engineering approach to develop and optimise a resource planning and cost modelling tool; improving business efficiency and increasing competitive advantage.

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Rumbol Products Ltd

Located in Glasgow Scotland, Rumbol Products contract-manufacture sustained release veterinary bolus products, in accordance with both FEMAS and GMP standards, for the health and wellbeing of grazing or forage fed livestock. They are currently working with the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde to embed Polymer Chemistry expertise within the business and develop the next generation of cattle boluses.

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William Grant & Sons Ltd

 William Grant & Sons Ltd. is an independent, family-owned company which distills Scotch whisky and other selected categories of spirits. It was established in 1887 by William Grant, and is now run by the descendants of the founder. They are currently working with the Department of Strategy and Organisation at the University of Strathclyde to embed innovative project management knowledge and expertise in order to deliver multiple strategic change projects, enhancing operational efficiency and delivering business growth. 

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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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James A. Cuthbertson Ltd

James A. Cuthbertson Ltd commenced trading in 1936 and was incorporated as a limited Company in 1946. The Company has participated in many varied aspects of agricultural and general engineering since its formation. Apart from general engineering work, they specialise in the manufacture of snowploughs and spreaders.They are working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced design engineering capability in support of new product innovation.

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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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W.H. Tildesley Ltd

W.H. Tildesley Ltd is a 150 year old Midlands based forging company. The company is still family-owned and run by the fourth generation in today's Managing Director John Tildesley. They are currently working with the Department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced forging knowledge in the business in order to deliver business growth.

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PASMA(2)

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 deliver improved and expanded training through the development of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) delivery model.

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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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Scottish Water

Scottish Water are a publicly owned company, answerable to the Scottish Parliament and the people of Scotland. They are currently working with the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow to introduce a company-wide knowledge management programme, to combine risk-management imperatives alongside collaborative product and service innovation fit for a multi-sited and mobile organization.

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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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Codeplay Software Ltd

Codeplay Software Ltd are experts in advanced optimizing technologies, compilers and programmable graphics. They have been providing acceleration solutions that optimize performance for graphics semiconductor designers and AAA game developers since 1999. They are currently working with the School of Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to embed video codec expertise, enabling the company to exploit market opportunities within the mobile device marketplace.

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IHE Stainless Ltd

Located in purpose built premises in Cumbernauld, IHE Stainless Ltd is one of the leading Stainless and Mild Steel Fabrication companies serving the Scottish market. They are currently working with the Department of Marketing at the University of Strathclyde to embed strategic marketing and product design expertise in support of a new range of high-value architectural furniture products.

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Doble PowerTest

Doble PowerTest offers a team of highly experienced engineering specialists who provide solutions for electrical apparatus condition assessment of high-voltage substation and generator plants, including motor, rotating plant, switchgear, transformer, cable, and network equipment. They are currently working with the School of Engineering and Build Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop the capability of ElectroMagnetic Interference (EMI) for diagnostic condition assessment of generators, motors and cables to support the power generation industry.

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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is the largest of Scotland’s seven regional transport partnerships. SPT are currently working with the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop innovative solutions for managing the sub-surface water in SPT’s Subway’s tunnel system to provide wider environmental and economic benefits.

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Findlay Irvine Ltd

Findlay Irvine is a UK company providing innovative electro-mechanical and software products primarily for the Transport Industries. They are currently working with the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow to develop intelligent road weather monitoring sensors and systems to detect road surface state.

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National Nuclear Laboratory Ltd

The National Nuclear Laboratory is a UK government-owned, commercially operated nuclear services technology provider covering the whole of the nuclear fuel cycle. They are currently working with the department of Chemical & Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed hybrid modelling approaches using advanced data-fusion methodologies to process analysis, including scale-up techniques for translation of laboratory experiment based models to manufacturing processes.

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