Co-ordination and dissemination of European pressure equipment research

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Abstract

During the past 15 to 20 years there has been a change in how research and development has been co-ordinated and disseminated both in the UK and across Europe. With the decline in traditional UK pressure equipment fabrication and the move towards a service based economy, there has been a reduction in overall research and development input. This has led to a change in how industry responds and participates in research programmes and its relationship with research bodies. With the removal of barriers to trade and the advent and adoption of harmonised standards, there has been recognition that a shift away from local and national effort towards a pan-European position is a preferred option for many. Whilst there remains some need for user associations and focus groups, the formation of the European Pressure Equipment Research Council (EPERC) has provided a single focus point for both industry and research organisations. Recent successes in attracting European Union funding and the provision of useful deliverables have indicated that the EPERC model may be the way forward for improved co-ordination and dissemination of pressure equipment research.

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ConferenceOpportunities in research and development for the pressure equipment industry
CityLondon, UK
Period1/01/02 → …

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  • Europe
  • pressure equipment
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Nash, D. H. (2002). Co-ordination and dissemination of European pressure equipment research. Paper presented at Opportunities in research and development for the pressure equipment industry, London, UK, .
Nash, D.H. / Co-ordination and dissemination of European pressure equipment research. Paper presented at Opportunities in research and development for the pressure equipment industry, London, UK, .9 p.
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Nash DH. Co-ordination and dissemination of European pressure equipment research. 2002. Paper presented at Opportunities in research and development for the pressure equipment industry, London, UK, .