Crestwood Environmental Ltd

 

KTP with Crestwood Environmental

A partnership with environmental benefits

Crestwood Environmental Ltd provides cost-effective environmental consultancy services relating to waste management, minerals, renewable energy and other land development sectors; they have a range of clients in the UK, Ireland and beyond.

Challenge

To embed fresh knowledge and skills into the company, specifically within the areas of bioaerosols, in order to increase the level of service offered to the waste industry.

Solution

Stephanie Hall, a University of Wolverhampton graduate in Biological Science, was recruited as a KTP Associate to work on all aspects of bioaerosol monitoring and reporting for the company.

Results

  • 10% increase in Crestwood's sales turnover and market share 
  • Increased level of service offered by the company to the waste industry
  • New skills and knowledge embedded into company 
  • Increased awareness and accessibility of the University's capability and resources
  • Company's client list enhanced
  • Associate gained national recognition as an expert in her field
  • Creation of one new postgraduate course and three undergraduate projects in  Environmental Science.

In their words

Sid Lambert, Managing Director

"...The KTP has forged strong links with the company and the University which we hope to continue to build on in the future. I would recommend the KTP scheme to any organisation that may be looking to carry out research whilst at the same time embed knowledge in their organisation, using the skills of both academics at the University and the Associate."

Dr David Hill, Lead Academic, School of Applied Sciences

" The University of Wolverhampton is a leading provider of Knowledge Exchange programmes including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships...the KTP has made a positive impact on my School’s consultancy work and provided an excellent source of guest lecturers for our courses."   

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