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

Materials Research Exchange Event 2020

KCMC and CPI will be exhibiting Stand 45. Hosting a workshop 20th February, 13:30 we have an exciting line up of speakers. More info https://bit.ly/38fzSJs

Levelling up research and innovation right across the United Kingdom

Science Minister Chris Skidmore sets out his vision for how to level up research and development

Going digital: Impact of computational tools on chemical R&D

Recent advances in digital technology are increasingly finding their way into R&D intensive businesses.


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 — CEOCPI

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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