Driving innovation and launching their careers, KTP Associates help deliver Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects, applying their academic expertise to the innovation challenge at the core of each KTP.  They are the innovation leaders of the future, driving strategic innovation projects in businesses right across the UK.

Hear more about the role from the 8 KTP Associates who were Winners in the Future Innovator category of the KTP Best of the Best Awards 2020. Congratulations to you all – and to the 10 talented Finalists (see below) who have also made such a great impact in their projects.

For the latest KTP Associate vacancies, see here.

With a generous training and development budget, a Management training programme delivered by Ashorne Hill, and mentoring from one of our specialist Knowledge Transfer Advisers, KTP Associates have outstanding opportunities to develop their skills and apply their knowledge throughout the lifetime of their projects. Most are offered full time employment by their partner companies at the end of their KTP….It’s a fantastic career springboard.

WINNERS OF THE FUTURE INNOVATOR CATEGORY ARE:

Leona McGirr: Creating an Antibody Library for fully human antibodies.

Muddasar Anwar  Delivering innovation for Sustainable Drainage System to prevent flooding.

Declan Bryans: Creating greener energy with innovations in flow batteries.

Mark Gilmore: Development of new class of greener ionic liquid, with multiple potential applications.

Harvey Kangley: Delivering exceptional NPD in rail electrification.

Khai Nguyen: Inventing a new silicone composite for consumer fixing brand, Sugru.

Dmitry Bogachov: Advancing Materials Science for Anilox technology.

Elle Perschke: Applying B2C methodologies to launch a new product within a B2B company.

FINALISTS WERE THESE TALENTED KTP Associates:

Laurence Foster: Innovations to “print” structures, transforming house building.

Swapnil Khadke: Creating new liposome formulations for application in drug delivery

Blessing Mbipom Creating online learning for GPs.

Andrew Grounds: Transforming business models for Social Enterprise.

Jack Tallant: Super-charging reporting and delivery of Charity’s activities.

Dan Hicks: Developing a new design and testing process for electric trails bikes.

George Harris: Developing advanced engineering for intruder detection systems.

Lyndsey McKirdy: Enhancing data science capability at Aggreko.

Xi Liu: Using AI to develop fraud detection and prevention services for law firm.

Alex Komninos: Transforming spreadsheets in to cognitive models at IBM

Want to find out about working as a KTP Associate? See here and the latest vacancies here.

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