French Thales’s long history in UK collaborations:  Matt Ball talks about the challenges and opportunities in UK University Collaborations 

In the PraxisAuril blog series, we’re asking KE experts on the industry side why their companies choose to work with UK Universities.  These R&D-centric multinationals have international collaboration choices, but also a finite amount to invest.  How can the UK gain an edge?  Matt Ball, Chief Scientist and Head of Academic Liaison at Thales, talks … Continue reading French Thales’s long history in UK collaborations:  Matt Ball talks about the challenges and opportunities in UK University Collaborations 

Research collaborations at Croda:  Damian Kelly talks about why UK universities and UK industry work so well together

Why do industries choose to work with UK Universities?  In the Praxis Auril blog series, we’re looking at R&D-centric multinationals with research programs in the UK, and we’re asking them what works in UK research collaborations and what doesn’t.  Damian Kelly, Head of Global Research & Development at Croda talks about how the UK-based business … Continue reading Research collaborations at Croda:  Damian Kelly talks about why UK universities and UK industry work so well together

Ed Krause talks about Ford’s open partnership processes and why a US company would choose UK Academic collaborators

Why do industries choose to work with UK Universities?  In our autumn blog series, we’re looking at R&D-centric multinationals with research programs in the UK, and we’re asking them what works in UK research collaborations and what doesn’t.  Ed Krause, Global Manager, External Alliances of Ford Motor Company takes a world view of academic collaborations.  … Continue reading Ed Krause talks about Ford’s open partnership processes and why a US company would choose UK Academic collaborators

Building on Success: Mark Jefferies and Kate Barnard talk about why Rolls-Royce funds UK-based University Technology Centres

In the Praxis Auril blog series, we’re asking KE experts on the industry side why their companies choose to work with UK Universities.  What makes the UK attractive?  And how do companies choose amongst universities to partner with?  Rolls-Royce has history of research collaborations in the UK that spans 60 years, and they’ve honed their … Continue reading Building on Success: Mark Jefferies and Kate Barnard talk about why Rolls-Royce funds UK-based University Technology Centres

Steven Harris of BAE Systems talks about why the defence sector chooses to partner with UK universities

Why do industries choose to work with UK Universities?  In the Praxis Auril autumn blog series, we’re looking at R&D-centric multinationals who have significant research programs in the UK, and we’re asking them what works in UK research collaborations and what doesn’t. Dr Steven Harris, Head of External Partnerships and Brokering at BAE Systems talks about the company’s robust apprenticeship program, and why the defence sector has … Continue reading Steven Harris of BAE Systems talks about why the defence sector chooses to partner with UK universities

Open Data and Living Labs: Paul Beasley of Siemens talks about unique partnership opportunities at UK Universities

In my Praxis Auril autumn blog series, we’re asking a series of KE experts on the industry side why their companies choose to work with UK Universities.  These R&D-centric multinationals have a wealth of collaboration choices, and naturally, a finite amount to invest.  How can the UK gain an edge?  Professor Paul Beasley, Head of … Continue reading Open Data and Living Labs: Paul Beasley of Siemens talks about unique partnership opportunities at UK Universities

Malcolm Skingle talks about why GSK chooses to work with UK Universities

The UK has a long history of university-industry research collaborations, with about two thirds of R&D funding coming from the private sector. The recent 2018 State of the Relationship Report from the National Centre for Universities and Business noted that the UK now ranks 6th in the world for industry-university collaboration.  And with the UK … Continue reading Malcolm Skingle talks about why GSK chooses to work with UK Universities