Event details

  • Design Council, London
  • 9.30 – 4pm
  • £500
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This one-day, interactive training course, developed and delivered in partnership with the University of Nottingham, will provide you with a practical understanding of how you can use design to accelerate the commercialisation of science, technology or engineering research.

Using your own projects as examples to reference, you will be introduced to critical design methods and shown how they can quickly and easily be applied to your research portfolio.


  • Dr George Rice – Manager, Technology Demonstrator, University of Nottingham
  • Neil Gridley – Design Associate, Design Council

You will learn

  • How to communicate your ideas as clear value propositions 
  • How to use design methods and techniques to add value to the commercialisation of research
  • How to apply what you’ve learned to real projects, using a practical toolkit which you can take away with you at the end of the day
  • How to maximise your resources and manage risk
  • How to apply user-centred design processes to make an impact with investors

This will interest

  • Technology Transfer and Knowledge Exchange professionals
  • License Executives
  • Innovation Managers
  • Commercialisation Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Research Group Leaders