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NanoCentral Partners with UK Innovation Forum

Published on October 18, 2011 at 7:27 PM

NanoCentral is pleased to announce a partnership with the UK Innovation Forum (UKIF) - a membership forum that is dedicated to supporting collaboration within the UK innovation community in order to enable the successful commercialisation of IP.

As part of this partnership, NanoCentral will share some key IP with the UKIF and has, in turn, secured membership of the UKIF for the majority of the community that NanoCentral has been serving.

Commenting on this announcement, Gerald Law, CEO of the UKIF, said: "The objectives of the UKIF and NanoCentral are closely aligned and partnering is a natural progression for our two organisations. By cooperating in this way, we shall not only extend the reach of both our communities, but also help to deliver an enhanced service that our members can use to help address their innovation challenges and achieve their innovation objectives."

About UKIF

The Forum exists to bring together business people who want to turn technological innovations into commercial success with British universities, research institutions, research councils and government-funded science laboratories that produce world-class innovative technologies. It supports collaboration within a focused and managed innovation community, enabling effective commercialisation of IP. The Forum's activities link high calibre, commercially minded individuals to those with solutions to specific technological challenges. We were created with and enjoy the on-going the support of the STFC (www.stfc.ac.uk ). To find out more, please visit www.uk-if.org

About NanoCentral and the Centre for Process Innovation

NanoCentral has been created to drive the safe, beneficial and profitable commercialisation of nanomaterials. It is an alliance of organisations providing access to a comprehensive range of leading edge technologies, equipment and services. NanoCentral is a UK government economic support project managed by the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), which was established as a UK-wide resource to stimulate and drive innovation within the process industry. Working with global industrial partners and leading research universities, CPI is committed to delivering world-class, groundbreaking applied research and development.

The Centre for Process Innovation Limited is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (No. 05002194). Its registered office is at Wilton Centre, Wilton, Redcar TS10 4RF. To find out more about NanoCentral, please visit www.NanoCentral.eu Further information about The Centre for Process Innovation may be found at www.uk-cpi.com

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