Materials Chemistry SIG

The aim of the Materials Chemistry Special Interest Group (SIG) is to enhance UK capability to develop and commercialise novel materials to meet future industry needs in multiple industry sectors. This recognises the importance of innovation in functional materials for UK and manufacturing industry.

Key objectives for the SIG will be to:

• Identify and develop priority areas for materials chemistry collaborative research which support UK manufacturing industry growth strategies.
• Work also with other Knowledge Transfer Networks to maximise breadth of connection with industry needs
• Accelerate development and expansion of KCMC.
• Underpin continued engagement and collaboration with knowledge intensive SME’s.

New Materials: Fundamental to Growth Presentations

After a successful event where over 100 delegates attended and speakers discussed the latest on New Materials Innovation, you can now access the presentations by clicking the link.

The University of Southampton has been welcomed as the sixth academic partner of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC), a centre of expertise that brings together leading-edge academic research facilities, knowledge and expertise in applied materials chemistry. Southampton joins the KCMC’s founder institutions Manchester, Liverpool and Bolton universities, and recent member University of Bristol, together…

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KCMC is part of the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN). KTN is the UK's innovation network. KTN links new ideas and opportunities with expertise, markets and finance through its network of businesses, universities, funders and investors. ktn-uk.org

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