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Accessing University Environmental Expertise. Robert Tickner. In Brief:. The Science Research ad Innovation Centre Centres of Expertise Adding Value: Reasons for Partnership Some areas of Expertise: Environmental Technologies Knowledge Transfer and Consultancy

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in brief
In Brief:
  • The Science Research ad Innovation Centre
  • Centres of Expertise
  • Adding Value: Reasons for Partnership
  • Some areas of Expertise: Environmental Technologies
  • Knowledge Transfer and Consultancy
  • Resource efficiencies: University of Plymouth
  • Success stories
  • Contacting Us
science research and innovation centre
Science Research and Innovation Centre
  • Established 2004
  • Based within the Faculty of Science
  • Brings together 4 Centres of Expertise directly reflecting our primary research areas
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Science Research and Innovation Centre

Centres of Expertise

  • Agrifood Centre
  • Environmental technology Centre
  • The Rural Enterprise Gateway Knowledge Network (REG -KN)
  • Analytical Research Facility

We also work in association with the Marine Institute

adding value reasons for partnership
Adding Value: Reasons for Partnership
  • Carbon management and Hazardous waste/remediation advice
  • Technical advice on production issues
  • Resource efficiency: convert waste from liability to asset
  • Environmental legislation compliance
  • Improved risk management; better Health and Safety which may reduce other overheads such as insurance and bank loans
  • Be seen to be green: and improve your public profile
  • Secure/Improve your profitability
some areas of expertise environmental technologies
Some areas of Expertise:Environmental Technologies
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Plastics and Composites
  • Organic Waste Treatment
  • Environmental Monitoring and Modelling
partnership and knowledge transfer mechanisms
Partnership and Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms
  • Graduate Business Partnerships
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • Consultancy
  • Research
improved resource efficiencies university of plymouth experience
Improved Resource Efficiencies: University of Plymouth Experience
  • Implementing ISO 14001 Accreditation
  • 60% Reduction in water consumption per student saving £1.6M on an investment of £40,000 over 10years – 50% saving PA on current rates.
  • By installing automated inverter controls on air circulation fans for buildings (£4,500 cost) reduced the energy consumption for this equipment, saving the university £11,000 PA on electricity bills!
success story
Success story

Victor Marine

  • New products exceeding international marine pollution compliance regulations
  • New products, serving high and low end of markets
  • Development of bespoke test facility
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Success story

Paignton Zoo

  • Energy saving £5.5k p.a.
  • Reduced water cost £6k p.a.
  • Implementation of EMS and ISO 14001 accreditation
  • Change management and staff training programme
thank you
Thank you

Arrange a confidential meeting

through our

Business Enquiry Service

0800 052 5600

Or

  • Environmental Technologies – Robert Tickner rctickner@plymouth.ac.uk
  • Agrifood Centre – Richard Shepherd rashepherd@plymouth.ac.uk
  • Marine Institute - Jim Grant jagrant@plymouth.ac.uk
  • Rural Enterprise Gateway – Karen Murray kmurray@plymouth.ac.uk