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Sophie O'Callaghan

Commercial and Business Programmes Manager (KTP)

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 01392 722273

 Innovation Centre 

 

Innovation Centre,  University of Exeter,  Rennes Drive,  Exeter,  EX4 4RN, UK

Overview

Role

Sophie develops and manages Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects. She runs a portfolio of programmes with different organisations and a variety of different academic teams from concept through to completion. Sophie develops KTPs by collaborating with academics, companies and graduates; facilitating and assisting the development of projects and with the preparation of proposals and submissions. 

Sophie supports approved KTPs by assisting in:

  • The creation of IP and contract agreements
  • Managing and advising the recruitment process for KTP associates
  • Managing the post award project and financial programme aspects
  • Providing further support for both the personal and professional development of KTP associates

Career

Sophie re-joined the University in 2017. Prior to this she worked in a variety of environment and sustainability roles across different sectors in the South West; most recently focussing on sustainability at South West Water. Sophie previously worked for the University as Business Engagement Manager within the Centre for Business and Climate Solutions, an ERDF-funded project which helped SMEs across the region to reduce their carbon emissions and adapt to climate change. She started her career with the University as the associate on a three-year KTP project focussing on energy/carbon management and circular economy principles in manufacturing.

Research

Publications

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Publications by category


Journal articles

Ward SL, Butler D, Adams R, O'Callaghan S, Warren N, Wickett M, Swire H, de Mora S, Uden C (In Press). Co-creating engaged research through research and development collaborations between Universities, large organisations and SMEs. Research for All
Ward S, Butler D, Adams R, O'Callaghan S, Warren N, Wickett M, Swire H, de Mora S, Uden C (2018). Developing university-society partnerships with a focus on climate change impact research using the ‘business assist’ model. Research for All, 2, 163-174. Abstract.  Full text.

Publications by year


In Press

Ward SL, Butler D, Adams R, O'Callaghan S, Warren N, Wickett M, Swire H, de Mora S, Uden C (In Press). Co-creating engaged research through research and development collaborations between Universities, large organisations and SMEs. Research for All

2018

Ward S, Butler D, Adams R, O'Callaghan S, Warren N, Wickett M, Swire H, de Mora S, Uden C (2018). Developing university-society partnerships with a focus on climate change impact research using the ‘business assist’ model. Research for All, 2, 163-174. Abstract.  Full text.

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