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Materials Chemistry

KTN recognises that this sector is heavily reliant on laboratory-based R&D, as well as computational techniques for modelling the behaviour of atoms, molecules and colloids across multiple length and time scales.

Materials Chemistry

KTN can help organisations who apply chemistry, physics or engineering to perform R&D on materials (hard and soft) or who have technology that can be used in this way.

Common challenges include structure-function relationships, scale-up, product reformulation, long term aging behaviour and optimisation for performance and cost.

We can help anybody who applies chemistry, physics or engineering to perform R&D on materials (hard and soft), or has technology that can be used in this regard. Tech areas targeted: materials, chemistry, formulation, scale up, digitisation, formulated products.

We’ll help you connect you across the supply chains and research base in a wide variety of sectors, including FMCG, composites and coatings, construction materials, pharmaceuticals, energy storage, food and drink, plastics.

Our Materials Chemistry Expert

Matthew Reeves

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Funding Opportunities

Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2022 to 2023, round 2

The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme allows a UK registered business or not for profit organisation to partner with a UK education institution, research and technology organisation (RTO) or Catapult to deliver a specific, strategic innovation project.

Opens: 11/04/2022 Closes: 15/06/2022

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Innovate UK Smart Grants: April 2022

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing, commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy. It must be an innovative, disruptive, ambitious, world-class solution, with no similar technology commercially available anywhere in the world.

Opens: 25/04/2022 Closes: 27/07/2022

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Recorded: 27th November

Mathematical Modelling for Next Generation Formulated Products: FMCG & Speciality Chemicals

This two hour session will focus on the FMCG & Speciality Chemicals applications of the mathematical modelling of next generation formulated productsBig Idea.

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New Innovate UK KTN report: How can catalysis accelerate the path towards Net Zero?

Read about how accelerating innovations in catalysis will play a vital role in enabling the UK to meet its net zero targets in the areas of hydrogen production, Power-to-X, carbon dioxide utilisation and the use of alternative feedstocks.

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Biome Bioplastics and Impact Recycling: how Innovate UK KTN shaped their journeys

Two Innovate UK funded businesses are actively eradicating plastic waste through innovative solutions; find out how Innovate UK KTN shaped the journeys of Biome Bioplastics and Impact Recycling.

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