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The Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS) is an interdepartmental research centre at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. The centre performs research in cooperative systems related to robotics, networked embedded systems and renewable energy systems. Its establishment and operation is funded by the European FP-7 Capacities "Research Potential" program [285939, FP7-REGPOT-2011-1].

Published: 2012-05-16 at 15:20
Edited: 2012-05-20 at 10:34
Seminar "From R&D projects...

The following seminar was held under the auspices of the ACROSS project.

Seminar details
Title From R&D projects to spin-out companies – University of Manchester experience
Speaker Prof. Anthony Peyton, University of Manchester, UK
Date 17.5.2012. 12:00 - 13:00
Location Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Grey Hall


The seminar presented experiences in setting up a spin-out company. More about the speaker and seminar, including photos, may be found in the detailed news content.

Speaker biography

Tony Peyton graduated with a first B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Electronics from UMIST, 1983 and later received his Ph.D. "Device for the assessment and rehabilitation of kinetic muscle function and circuitry for monitoring localized muscle fatigue" also from UMIST in 1986. He was appointed as Principal Engineer at Kratos Analytical Ltd to 1989, developing precision electronic instrumentation systems for magnetic sector and quadrupole mass spectrometers, from which an interest in electromagnetic instrumentation developed. He returned to UMIST as a Lecturer and worked with the Process Tomography Group. He moved Lancaster University in 1996 taking up post of Senior Lecturer, promoted to a Reader in 2001 and Professor in May 2004. He moved with his research team to the Chair of Electromagnetic Tomography Engineering at the University of Manchester in Dec. 2004.


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ACROSS project has received research funding from the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union (Grant Agreement No. 285939 FP7-REGPOT-2011-1).


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