From Liverpool to Impact: Working with industry to get your research into the ...

From Liverpool to Impact: Working with industry to get your research into the world

10:00am - 11:00am / Monday 24th May 2021
Type: Webinar / Category: Public / Series: Making an Impact 2021
  • Suitable for: -Civic, cultural, and city region stakeholders -Representatives from research and education sectors -Alumni -Organisations like N8 and UUK -Other HEIs/academics
  • Admission: FREE online
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What makes some university research projects successful with industry while others fail or fade into obscurity? Ken Lewtas will share the knowledge he has gained from a career working in industrial research and development and with academic partners to help you get your research supported and inventions to market.
Dr Ken Lewtas

Dr Ken Lewtas is Director of Lewtas Science & Technologies Ltd. (LST) founded in 2014. The Company aims to capitalise on new science and technology in areas as diverse as food, transport and aerospace. LST has filed patents in these areas to protect the commercial interests. He is also a co-founder of Interface Polymers Ltd. which makes new block copolymers which can be used to aid mixed polymer recycling.
He has the positions of Visiting Professor at the Universities of Edinburgh and Warwick and is a collaborator with the Hartree Centre on computational chemistry and fluid dynamics. He is also the Secretary, Treasurer and Trustee of the High Polymer Research Group (HPRG).