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As part of the transfer of research through to product industrialization, there are several key approaches and things that should be carefully considered that can help the scale-up and transfer process. Adoption of standard approaches can help to lead to a Right-First-Time approach through product development to market introduction.


Philip J James BSc. (Hons), CEng. FIET . R&D Technical director, Consumer Health, Haleon . Chartered Engineer – Fellow of Institute of Engineering and Technology – BSc. is in Engineering (Electronics) and postgraduate trained in Optics and RF design.

He has worked for the BBC , BAE and spent 35 years in GSK R&D working for all parts of business globally. Experienced in design and development of hundreds of innovative projects from microfluidic systems to body worn sensing technology, to bespoke automation and have several patents. He has been an Industrial advisor to the UK Industrial advisory board and have presented externally on principles of engineering design and development.

Interests: Technology Innovation, Measurement science, Embedded design, Technology assessment and validation, Clinical technology, Concept design through to scale up for manufacture. Medical devices, standards and the application of Safety and Quality by design principles.

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Wednesday, 5 April, 2023 - 14:00
Event location: 
EEDB Seminar Room, Electrical Engineering Building - and online