City Research & Enterprise Review 2011
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  1. From academia to industry
City Research & Enterprise Review 2011

From academia to industry

Among the many projects Professor Ahmed Kovacevic (pictured) is currently promoting with wider industrial partners are the research and development (R&D) activities of Howden Compressors Ltd., a major UK compressor manufacturer.

Ahmed Kovacevic

As the Chair of Engineering Design and Compressor Technology in the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Kovacevic has set up a comprehensive R&D programme at Howden that aims to establish the company's technology advantage and to increase current business opportunities by developing new products.

As a result of this prolific collaboration the company has doubled in size in two years by combining its inherent know-how and manufacturing excellence with City's licensed intellectual property

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