The York Plasma Institute is dedicated to fully engaging with industry to strengthen existing links and to create new ones, to form collaborative projects, and to support local industry to make the region a hub for innovative plasma science and applications. The YPI has designated staff to work with industry and other academic partners to achieve these aims.
We have been developing collaborative relationships with a number of different companies from a range of areas including advanced manufacturing, microwave technology, medical technology, and precision micro-engineering.
There are a number of ways in which we can collaborate with industry from small-scale scoping projects, up to Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and other Innovate UK / RCUK funding streams
There are many key benefits for industries collaborating with our academics including:
If you are interested in working with us we encourage you to get in touch. We have a dedicated Innovation and Impact Research Fellow, with input from another member of academic staff.
Dr Kate Lancaster
Industry Manager, Lecturer and Programme Leader, MSc in Fusion Energy