Award Success for BCU-Business Knowledge Transfer Partnership

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Birmingham City University has been nominated in two categories at the national Knowledge Transfer Best of the Best Awards 2020.

The KTP Best of the Best Awards recognise the exceptional achievements of these unique collaborative partnerships, which bring together forward looking businesses, expert academic teams, and talented graduates in a three way partnership designed to drive innovation and create positive change – economic, environmental, social.

BCU's KTP with SBS Insurance won the Business Impact Award category. The KTP has used positive “digital disruption” to revolutionise jewellery insurance claims leading to key innovations like “printing an heirloom & replacing the irreplaceable”. As a result of the KTP, SBS project significant increases in turnover and profits.

Our KTP with Paraid, a division of Evac+Chair International Ltd, was been nominated in the Societal Impact Award for their development of the new Paraid ambulance trolley fitted with an Impact Resistant Interface System (IRIS) aims to reduce the risk of brain injuries in ambulance transfer.

Interested in finding out more about BCU’s business support and collaboration opportunities? Visit our BCU Advantage website or contact us.

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