Knowledge Exchange – Case Studies

Welcome to the Knowledge Exchange – Case Studies page of EPC’s Crucible Project toolkit. Click here for the toolkit homepage.

This page lists the case studies which come under the Knowledge Exchange theme, one of the five themes identified during the the EPC’s landmark 2020 Annual Congress, Industry & Academia: Supercharging the Crucible. On this page you will find case studies focussing on this area from a wide range of HE providers and industry partners:

Case Study Title Other Themes/KeywordsAuthors

Partnership approaches in a new, engineering-focussed
HEI
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Challenge-based Learning, Timber Technology, Levelling-up, Skills, Future of WorkBen Ricketts, Prof Beverley Gibbs and Harriet Dearden

Using an Innovation Standard Framework to Drive Knowledge Exchange Growth, Value and Impact
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Research, Innovation Benchmarking, Innovation Portfolios, Innovation-driven Leadership, ISO 56002, Industrial Collaboration, GrowthProf Sa’ad Sam Medhat

Auxetic Materials and Tennis Rackets
Sport, Tennis, Material, Auxetic, MechanicsDr Tom Allen, Prof Andy Alderson and Dr Stefan Mohr

Sheffield Innovation Programme
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Innovation, SMEsAlex Prince and Prof Wayne Cranton

Industry and Engineering Academics – Collaboration Starts with Discovery
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Industry, Academic Expertise, Collaboration, Knowledge Exchange, Commercial Engagement, Content, Search, Discovery, Innovation, InventionDeanne Taenzer and Kendra Gerlach

Timber Technology Engineering and Design (TED) – an educational approach for
future built environment delivery
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Timber, Built Environment, Collaboration, New Educational ModelProf Robert Hairstans, Dr Mila Duncheva, Dr Kenneth Leitch, Dr Andrew Livingston, Kirsty Connell-Skinner and Tabitha Binding

Improving User Experience Skills in Health Informatics in Wales
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Research, Knowledge transfer, User Experience, Data Visualisation, Health InformaticsAssociate Prof Nik Whitehead, Prof Wendy Dearing and Prof Ian Wells

Inclusive Innovation: Harnessing Industrial and Academic Research Collaboration for Solving Industry Problems
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Digital Twin, Model Driven Engineering, Inclusive InnovationProf Balbir Barn, Prof Tony Clark, Vinay Kulkarni and Dr Souvik Barat

E21 – ‘Engineering the Future’ at the University of Exeter with a USP of Entrepreneurship and collaboration with Royal Society Entrepreneurs in residence
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Graduate employability and recruitment, Gold Standard Project Based Learning, EntreComp, 21st Century Skills, Entrepreneur in Residence, CollaborationDr Corrina Cory, Nick Russill and Prof Steve Senior
Revising Approaches for a Joined Up MethodologyCollaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Graduate employability and recruitment, Industry, Engineering, Education, Authenticity, CollaborationDr Gareth Thomson, Dr Jakub Sacharkzuk and Paul Gretton

Newcastle University and brightening the future for the North East
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Electrification, Collaboration Skills, NewcastleProf Matt Boyle OBE

Planning Multiple Active Space Debris Removal using Machine Learning and Quantum-Inspired Computing
Research, Space, Debris Removal, Sustainability, OptimisationDr Matteo Ceriotti, Niven Payne, Giulia Viavattene, Ellen Devereux, Dr David Snelling and Matthew Nuckley

Maximising Benefits of Regional Development Funding to Companies, Academics, and Students
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Regional Development Funding, Innovation Enterprise ZoneProf Tony Dodd, Marek Hornak and Rachel Wood

Connected Curriculum: Partnering Academia and Industry
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Digitalisation, Partnership, Collaboration, NetworkSteve Jones, Associate Prof David Hughes, Prof Ion Sucala, Dr Aris Alexoulis and Dr Martino Luis

Stimulating Growth of an SME to Support
Railway Infrastructure
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Graduate employability and recruitment, Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Design and Innovation, Student Projects, Railway InfrastructureProf Simon Barrans, Harvey Kangley, Greg Jones and Mark Newton