Driving innovation in materials chemistry

The Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC) is a leading organisation for knowledge transfer between academia and industry, driving globally competitive innovation that is underpinned by materials chemistry.

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Innovation in Advanced Materials for High Value Manufacturing

There is a growing demand for new advanced materials which offer greater functionality and can help meet future business needs for sustainability. Leading edge materials chemistry is fundamental to developing these new materials; KCMC plays an important role in this by facilitating R&D collaboration between business and its research and innovation partners, thereby helping to promote successful innovation across the supply chain and through to manufacturing. 

Recent News

Funding competition IETF industrial energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies

IETF industrial energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies Competition opens: Monday 20 July 2020 Competition closes: Wednesday 28 October 2020 11:00am

Funding competition Manufacturing made smarter: digital supply chain, industrial research

This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.Competition opens: Monday 6 July 2020 Competition closes: Wednesday 7 October 2020 11:00am

Funding competition Manufacturing made smarter: digital supply chain, feasibility studies

UK registered businesses can apply for funding towards feasibility studies into digital technologies to transform supply chains in UK manufacturing.

Partners

I have every confidence that KCMCs unique approach will continue to feed into and strengthen our abilities and ethos to support innovation in UK industry.

Nigel Perry — CPI 

By aligning with KCMC, our ability to successfully commercialise great ideas across academia and industry is stronger than ever. We are certain this partnership will continue to help the UK materials chemistry landscape to thrive, generate new jobs and deliver economic growth.”

Dr Nick Johnson, Commercial Director at CPI

I am delighted with the achievements we have made at KCMC this year. Our work with the High Value Manufacturing Catapult is directly supporting the government’s focus on tackling key global industry challenges. It will be exciting to continue this successful partnership and share our ambition to make the UK materials chemistry industry as successful as it can be.”

John Conti-Ramsden - Director of KCMC

KCMCs role in accelerating R&D collaboration between business and academia has never been more important as we strive to build a more productive knowledge based economy with robust UK materials.

John Conti-Ramsden - Director of KCMC

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