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STFC B4I Chemical Sector Roadshow

ISIS user

ISIS user preparing samples at the ISIS facility, STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
(Credit: STFC)

Bridging for Innovators (B4I) Funding Now Available to Support UK Industry in Boosting Productivity

Wednesday 17 October
Centre for Process Innovation Limited
Wilton Centre
TS10 4RF

On Wednesday 17 October we will be hosting an event to show how STFC can help address the current challenges in the Chemical sector.

This event offers companies who need to overcome challenging problems that restrict their potential productivity and competitiveness an opportunity to discuss your challenge with world leading scientists and understand how to access leading edge research infrastructure.

Speakers

  • Jeremy Shears – Chief Scientist, Shell
  • Paul Collier – Research Manager, Johnson Matthey
  • Prof Adam Kowalski – Unilever
  • Ken Lewtas – Director, Lewtas Science & Technologies (ex chief scientist at Infineum)
  • Steve Fletcher – Head of Chemistry and Industrial Biotechnology, KTN
  • Harry Swan – CEO, Thomas Swan & Co Ltd and Innovation Lead on the Chemistry Growth Partnership

Register for this event

Why should you attend?

  • Learn about funding opportunities
  • Discussing your challenge with world leading scientists
  • Understand how to access leading edge research infrastructure
  • Hearing grand challenges and funding opportunities for the chemical sector
  • Facility tour at CPI’s cutting edge laboratories
  • Networking with other chemical companies

Who should attend?

  • Companies who need to overcome challenging problems that restrict their potential productivity and competitiveness
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  • Technical and Business development staff
  • Lead Scientists
  • Engineers involved in the Chemicals Sector

About the funding

STFC Supercomputer at Hartree Centre

Part of STFC Supercomputer at Hartree Centre
(Credit: STFC)

Bridging for Innovators (B4I) is a programme run by STFC to support UK industry to overcome challenging product, manufacturing or process performance.  Accessing our unique laboratories and engaging with world class researchers, you will develop projects that address your specific challenge and help you make a step-change to your business.

Full details of scope, eligibility and application process are available here.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is a multidisciplinary research organisation and operates large-scale national laboratories with key experimental and computational capabilities relevant to the chemical industry, including:

  • Understanding the mechanisms of chemical and biological synthesis
  • Characterising the properties of products and intermediates
  • Studying production processes, including catalytic systems
  • Investigating the structure, properties and effects of formulated products, such as coatings and sealants, cleaning products, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals
  • Interpreting large dataset to drive decision making (AI knowledge base)

For additional information, here are the web links to STFC facilities case studies on chemicals:

Science and Technology Facilities Council
Switchboard: +44 (0)1793 442000