Commercialisation of Nanomaterials - KTN event in UK

Wed, 2011-10-19
United Kingdom

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Programme overview:
Commercialisation of Nanomaterials - Overcoming the Scale-up Challenge

09.30 Registration
10.00 Welcome & Introduction
Dr Barry Park, NanoKTN
10.10 Early-stage Modelling to Integrate Science and Engineering
Prof Nilay Shah, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd
10.30 Computational Solutions to Optimise the Synthesis of Nanomaterials
Dr Amit Bhave, Computational Modelling Cambridge Ltd
10.50 The Commercialisation of Hydrothermal Synthesis using Modelling Techniques
Prof Ed Lester, Technical Director, Promethean Particles
11.10 Break & Networking
11.30 Empirical Modelling: Gaining Insight from Large Datasets
Dr Duncan Smith, Senior Technology Developer, Ilika Technologies
11.50 Chemical Process Development and Design via Computational Fluid Dynamics
Dr Tariq Mahmud, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Institute of Particle Science & Engineering, University of Leeds
12.10 Computer Aided Formulation in Industry: Practice, Pitfalls and Potential
Dr Antoine Schlijper, Novidec Ltd
12.30 Lunch & Networking
13.30 Technology Strategy Board Update
Jonathan Mitchener, Lead Technologist (ICT), Technology Strategy Board
13.40 Digipac and Potential Applications
Dr Xiadong Jia, CTO, Structure Vision Ltd
14.00 Multi-scale Modelling: Relating Processing, Structure and Performance in Nanocomposites
Dr Paul Spencer, School of Engineering, Design & Technology, University of Bradford
14.20 Design of Advanced Magnetic Recording Media using State of the Art Simulation
Dr Richard Evans, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of York and Chief Executive Officer, nanoHPC Ltd
14.40 Break & Networking
15.10 Undertaking Modelling Research in association with ZBD Displays Ltd – Characterisation and Design Optimisation of a Novel Display Technology
Dr Tim Spencer, Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University
15.30 Knowledge Driven Scale Up: Mechanistic Understanding & Scale Up Risk Evaluation
Prof Frans Muller, Chair in Chemical Process Engineering, Institute of Process Research and Development (iPRD), University of Leeds
15.50 Discussion: Adding Value - How to Ensure Modelling gets Funded as Part of the Scale-up Process
Facilitator: Stephen Hillier, Chemistry Innovation KTN 
16.15 Closing Remarks

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