Industrial collaboration

Research partnerships

The EDC has a rich history of collaboration with industrial partners. This has delivered real benefits for them.

... industrialists get access to the UK's academic network and get cost effective research ...

Key activity

A key activity of the EDC is to provide linkage between industrialists and academics. This is a process which has benefits for both groups, on the one hand industrialists get access to the UK's academic network and get cost effective research and on the other academics get real problems to apply their research to.

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Linkage between industry and Newcastle University

Research links

As the above diagram shows, the EDC forms a cross faculty focal point between industry and university schools.

This also highlights the Research Network formed as part of the MSc in Major Project Management. The Research Network associated with this, mirrors the generic business of the EDC creating centres of excellence so research can respond and provide solutions to the needs of industry .

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For further details of the EDC's activities please get in touch with us through our contact page.

Commercial Research at Newcastle University

A full list of commercially available research facilities for Newcastle University can be found on the Services for Business web pages.

Highlight for April 2008

Integrated Modelling for Strategic Planning

Strategic planning for sustainability requires complex systems to be modelled.

Because of this complexity, it is unrealistic to develop new and comprehensive models for each of the numerous possible situations likely to be encountered. Many models already exist ...

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Upcoming seminars

The EDC often hosts, arranges or is associated with a wide variety of seminars related to its activities.

These seminars (often in association with an engineering institute) are always open to students and staff at the university and often to the public.

Upcoming events will be listed on this website in the future. Please check back from time to time for updates.