Knowledge Transfer Adviser
Susan is the Knowledge Transfer Adviser for Liverpool, East Lancashire and Salford.
The Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) support businesses to engage with expert academic teams on a project-based collaboration delivering sustainable innovation with positive economic impact and additional societal or environmental benefits. Susan looks after businesses supporting their projects with knowledge bases in many parts of the country. She also maintains relationships with a number of designated universities in relation to their participation in the programme.
Susan has spent over 14 years supporting academic and industry partners to collaborate on strategic business-led projects, predominantly through KTP, but also across a broader range of activities including consultancy, contract research and collaborative R&D. Susan’s background is in business development, project management and writing collaborative funding proposals; linking companies from across many different industry sectors to academics spanning the breadth of the business, science and engineering disciplines.