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.

Professor Colin Bailey, currently Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at The University of Manchester and a leading researcher in structural engineering, will take up the post on 1 September 2017, following the retirement of Professor Simon Gaskell in August 2017. Chairman of Queen Mary Council, Sir Nicholas Montagu, commented: “Colin Bailey is a stellar appointment…

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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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