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Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Bees United

27 October 2009

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have established a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Bees United, the supporters trust of Brentford Football Club.

The Government backed KTP scheme to promote innovation by linking businesses with the academic world is providing funding for high-flying graduate, Matthew Rea, pictured below, to work with the team developing the planned new Brentford Community Stadium in Lionel Road, Brentford. Steve Greenfield and Guy Osborn from the Centre are both involved in this innovative project.

The partnership was facilitated with the help of Denis Carroll of the KTP Unit at the University of Westminster, This KTP is funded by the Technology Strategy Board along with the ESRC. Further details of this exciting project can be found via the can be found via the Bees United press release.

For more information, please contact Professor Guy Osborn.

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