DML traditionally refits and maintains ships but is now expanding and focusing on warship design and construction. It identified a need for bid writing training for staff and contacted the University College Plymouth St Mark and St John for assistance.
Airbus UK and the Universities of Bath, Bristol and Exeter are working together through Great Western Research on developing smart materials for aircraft to yield economic and environmental benefits.
Elumotion and the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (University of the West of England and University of Bristol) have recently formed a partnership through Great Western Research with the aim of investigating and developing robotic sensory technology.
Hewlett Packard Labs in Bristol together with the Universities of Exeter and Bristol have formed a partnership through Great Western Research to develop display applications and imaging technology.
University of Plymouth engingeering graduate, Russell Lloyd set up Eco Filtration Solutions with the help and support from the University's Research and Innovation Department.
Dorset based Wesssex Chemicals established a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Bournemouth University, focused on establishing a dedicated marketing function to exploit new and existing market opportunities.