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Early adoption of novel technology

Private Technology Innovation Partnerships (PTIPs) are operated by TWI on behalf of Industrial members (sponsors). An example of a current PTIP is the Non-metallic Innovation Centre,  a partnership between Saudi Aramco Technologies Company, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and TWI. PTIPs have the following objectives:

  • Extension of sponsor’s resource, developing solutions in collaboration with customers

  • Staying ahead of the competition by addressing long-term customer / industry needs

  • Keeping pace with the changing innovation landscape and adopting future technologies

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and world leading experts

How do PTIPs work?

  •  Provide access to an up-to-date technology portfolio in a rapidly changing business environment

  • Seamlessly integrate novel solutions into customer ecosystems

  • Dedicated space, project manager and a systematic approach to portfolio management

  • Demonstrate feasibility through to technology realisation



What do PTIPs deliver?

  • Novel products and services in asset integrity, materials and advanced joining technologies

  • Cost effective, industrially relevant and internationally compliant solutions

  • Technology transfer (intellectual property, know-how, etc.) for mass customisation

  • Engagement with supply chain, subject-specific experts and leading research authorities in developing solutions



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