Universities’ and Businesses’ Shared Role in Regional Development – Case Studies

Welcome to the Universities’ and Businesses’ Shared Role in Regional Development – 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 Universities’ and Businesses’ Shared Role in Regional Development 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 TitleOther Themes/KeywordsAuthors

Driving Innovation to Decarbonise a City Region: Greater Manchester Energy Innovation Agency
Decarbonisation, Local Energy, Skills, Economic
Growth
Amer Gaffar, Dr Ian Madley, Prof Bamidele Adebisi

Newcastle University and brightening the future for the North East
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning,
Knowledge exchange, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Electrification, Collaboration Skills, Newcastle
Prof Matt Boyle OBE

Maximising Benefits of Regional Development Funding to Companies, Academics, and Students
Knowledge Exchange, Regional Development Funding, Innovation Enterprise ZoneProf Tony Dodd, Marek Hornak and Rachel Wood

Staying Local to Go Far: Supporting Regional Development through Collaborations with Global Reach
Skills, Research, Innovation, Collaboration, Biopharma, HealthcareDr Mark Corbett, Prof John S. Young and Prof Vikki Rand

Industrial Digitalisation MSc Students Supporting Regional Development
Graduate employability and recruitment, PrintCity, industrial digitalisation, 3D printingPeter Gough and Prof Craig Banks

Educating engineers to contribute to a regional goal of net zero carbon emissions
by 2030
Education for Sustainable Development, Climate
Emergency, Net Zero, Sustainable Development Goals
Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers

Partnership Approaches in a New, Engineering-Focussed HEI
Knowledge exchange, 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
Knowledge exchange, Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Research, Innovation Benchmarking, Innovation Portfolios, Innovation-driven Leadership, ISO 56002, Industrial Collaboration, GrowthProf Sa’ad Sam Medhat

Sheffield Innovation Programme
Knowledge exchange, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Innovation, SMEsAlex Prince and Prof Wayne Cranton

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