LDA selects ANGLE to boost R&D

The London Development Agency has selected technology commercialisation company ANGLE as the preferred bidder for its £3.7m Knowledge Connect Programme


The London Development Agency (LDA)  has selected technology commercialisation company ANGLE as the preferred bidder for its £3.7m Knowledge Connect Programme contract.



The Knowledge Connect Programme aims to increase the level of business R&D in London by creating new collaborations between businesses and London research institutions.



This flagship programme, a core part of the LDA’s Knowledge Transfer Strategy, will involve 1,600 businesses, with ANGLE working directly with 265 businesses across London. It aims to provide support for R&D, knowledge transfer and innovation across the capital by putting SMEs in contact with academic and research institutes.



Andrew Newland, chief executive of Guildford-based ANGLE, said: ‘We are delighted to have been selected to partner the London Development Agency in this new project. Our team is looking forward to working with London’s businesses to help identify new opportunities and secure business growth through knowledge transfer and innovation.’