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Our Vision

To drive product innovation in the chemistry-using industries by the application of materials chemistry, delivered through collaborative R&D from a world-class centre of excellence.

About KCMC

Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC) is an industry led partnership between universities, hosted by the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), and is the UK’s leading innovation broker knowledge transfer organisation for materials chemistry.  The KCMC team work closely with its partner universities, Bolton, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton, STFC and research institutions across the UK, offering in-depth knowledge and experience of materials chemistry innovation in both academia and industry.  This enables collaborative projects between UK companies and the KCMC partners.  Leading to the development of valuable innovations in advanced materials at reduced cost and risk

 

KCMC Management Team

KCMC Governing Board

Professor Rick Cosstick  (University of Liverpool)

Professor Martin Schröder (University of Manchester)

Alison Kennedy (STFC, Hartree)

John Grasmeder (Victrex plc)

Professor Gill Reed (University of Southampton)

Professor Patrick McGhee (University of Bolton)

Professor Nick Norman (University of Bristol)

Su Varma (NSG)

Jon Helliwell (CPI)

 

The £70m ground-breaking scheme brings industry and academia together in a consortium made up of major glass manufacturers and universities, including Pilkington Glass, British Glass, and the Universities of Liverpool and Leeds - with the aim of putting the UK at the forefront of global glass manufacturing. In early 2018 St Helens was announced as…

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