Technology Pull-Through launch webinar

Thursday, 29 Sep 2022

Online, 10:00 - 12:00

Join our launch webinar to discover how you can use the NCC's Technology Pull-Through programme to help mature your academic research to transition to industry.

The TPT programme allows academics to show the impact of their research outside of academia, giving a demonstrable link into industry, and supporting Research Excellence Framework (REF) submissions.

During the webinar, you’ll hear success stories from previous projects, including how industry have utilised the outcomes. The key research priority areas for the NCC – Sustainability, Hydrogen and Digital - and how the TPT programme plays an essential role within these will also be discussed. There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have about the application process and the programme itself.

This webinar will be held on Microsoft Teams, with the link to join being shared approximately two weeks before the event. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Matt Scott, Chief Engineer for Capability. 


10:00     Welcome and introduction to the NCC – Prof. Enrique Garcia, Chief Technology Officer at the NCC

10:05     Introduction to TPT and the TPT process - Matt Scott, Chief Engineer for Capability at the NCC

10:15     Our Sustainability Strategy: What are the underlying questions that remain unanswered? - Prof. Tim Young, Head of Sustainability at the NCC

10:25     Our Hydrogen Strategy: What are the underlying questions that remain unanswered? - Dr. Marcus Walls-Bruck, Chief Engineer - Hydrogen and Emerging Markets at the NCC

10:35     Our Digital Strategy: What are the underlying questions that remain unanswered? - Marc Funnell, Head of Digital at the NCC

10:45     Other areas for collaboration

10:50     Break, including a poll: “What topics are you considering engaging the NCC to maximise your research impact?”             

11:00     How TPT helped Dielectric Sensing research reach Meggitt - Dr. Alex Skordos, Reader in Composites Process Science at Cranfield University

11:10     TPT: An industrially-based researcher’s perspective - Dr. Jonathan Belnoue, Lecturer in Composites Manufacturing Process Simulation at the University of Bristol

11:20     Questions, including poll results

11:35     Conclusions and thanks

11:45     End       

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