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Lucideon Appoints Consultant for Company Funded Pooled Research

Lucideon is pleased to announce that Tony Cotton has been appointed as Company Funded Pooled Research (CFPR) consultant. Tony will report to the CFPR Advisory Body (AB) and manage the activity on behalf of the AB and Technology Partners.

With over 40 years’ experience in the ceramics industry, Tony was worked across numerous roles during his career in tile manufacturing. As operations director at Johnson Tiles, Tony was responsible for all manufacturing and technical activities, before moving on to special projects.

Tony was chair of the Lucideon Tile Members Committee for 18 years and is also a member of several associations, boards and committees, including: European Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association, Lucideon Company Funded Pooled Research Advisory Body, and the British Ceramic Confederation Tile Manufacturers Committee.

Tony has an OND in Ceramic Technology, Diploma in Management Studies and MSc in Engineering Business Management.

Tony commented:

“I am delighted to join the CFPR team, especially having a long standing passion for research and close links to the CFPR as a previous member of the Advisory Body. 

“I plan to use my experience of the ceramics industry to co-ordinate the effort of the scientific talent at Lucideon to provide innovation and solutions for Technology Partners.” 

The CFPR is specifically for Lucideon Technology Partners and provides high value, identified research projects with the aim of providing commercial impact. The projects are varied and include everything from industry challenges and technical issues, to improving resource efficiency and product innovation. Lucideon uses its unique expertise, information resources and cross-industry knowledge to help Technology Partners to develop new products and technologies and solve problems.

25 October, 2018

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