Since the beginning of 2012, the University of Brighton has been awarded 3 new Knowledge Transfer Partnerships with companies based in the South East.
Dando Drilling, Littlehampton - improving the design and manufacture of the company’s mobile drilling rigs; Hager and Elsasser, Horsham – developing a market entry strategy to introduce waste-to-energy technologies into the UK; Proper Energy Ltd, Twickenham – optimising the production of biodiesel from waste vegetable oil and developing robust operational processes.
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The University of Brighton has been awarded a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Dando Drilling International Ltd, the UK’s only manufacturer of mobile drilling rigs, based in Littlehampton.
The KTP aims to develop and implement an innovative product design process, fully integrated with the supply chain, to deliver competitive, modular mobile drilling rigs for new and established markets.
The project, which is worth £119,372, will be led by Dr Derek Covill from the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, and is supported by Dr Mark Jones from the Centre for Collaboration and Partnership and Dr Kaiming She from the School of Environment and Technology.
The project is currently seeking a suitable graduate to lead and deliver it. Full details of the vacancy for a Design Operations Engineer (KTP Associate): www.brighton.ac.uk/personnel/jobs.html#SC4065
Water and wastewater shorter KTP (sKTP)
The University of Brighton has also been awarded a 51 week shorter Knowledge Transfer Partnership (sKTP) with Hager + Elsässer UK Ltd, a company dedicated to the design, supply, service and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plant and equipment.
The project, which has a total value of £48,450, aims to develop and implement a market entry strategy to introduce proven waste-to-energy technologies into the UK market, to address waste reduction and energy targets.
The team will be led by Dr Ryan Woodard from the School of Environment and Technology, supported by Dr Robert Morgan from the School Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.
The project is currently seeking a suitably qualified graduate: www.brighton.ac.uk/ccp/ktp/new-vacancies