PZ Cussons KTP
PZ Cussons is a multinational consumer goods business that manufactures and distributes some of the most familiar household brands in the world, from Imperial Leather to Cussons Baby.
We get access to a leading academic, access to equipment that we couldn't afford or maintain, and we also get an additional team member.Dr Paul Cornwell / Senior Technology Leader, PZ Cussons
The product we developed is just the tip of the iceberg. There are some really big things that may develop out of it.Franz Wortmann / Professor of Fibre and Textile Technology, The University of Manchester
The company utilised The University of Manchester's specialist expertise in Materials Science to get the first home hair-straightening kit on the market.
A world-renowned academic, a technical lead from PZ Cussons and a recent graduate formed a project team dedicated to ensuring knowledge flowed from the University into the company.