The Henry Royce Institute announces the Materials Accelerator Forum 2018

Posted on: 24/08/2018

The Henry Royce Institute is holding The Royce Materials Accelerator Forum 2018 on Tuesday 13 November.

Held at the at the National Graphene Institute at The University of Manchester, this is the first in a series of events which brings together the SMEs leading materials innovation in the UK with funders, advisors, and supporters. KTN shall be running the afternoon session on Knowledge Transfer and Funding.

The event is targeted at SMEs, start-ups and spin-outs who gain advantage from advanced materials and/or apply materials science in the health or biomedical sector, as well as those who apply materials science for transport, electrification and related energy efficiency challenges. The Materials Accelerator Forum will focus on facilities, support and funding available to SMEs to innovate and grow. The event shall also highlight success stories from established and growing materials-focused start-ups, as well as insights on the materials research and development landscapes. In addition to the one-to-one sessions showcasing the opportunities within Royce, there will be a session focusing on the health and biomedical sectors, while KTN will lead the Funding and Knowledge Transfer session.

To register please click here.

About The Henry Royce Institute:

The Henry Royce Institute is the UK National Centre for Research and Innovation of Advanced Materials. They are focused on accelerating the commercialisation of advanced materials through its support of start-ups, SMEs and large corporates with advice, expertise and facilities access. With its hub at The University of Manchester, The Royce facilitates collaboration between world-leading researchers and world-leading companies through research to bring real solutions and grow the UK economy. Some of The Royce’s research areas include 2D Materials, Biomedical Materials, Energy Storage and Nuclear Materials and is supported by its founding partners (the universities of Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial College London, as well as the UK Atomic Energy Authority and the National Nuclear Laboratory).

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