Launching a cross-disciplinary multi-institutional project

I facilitated the launch meeting of a £1.5 million cross-disciplinary multi-institutional project involving academia, big industry, and non-government organisations. Working with the client, we designed a 1-day meeting that brought the multiple stakeholders together for the first time, and left them feeling like a cohesive team ready for action. Professor Mark Reed, who leads this project, wrote this blog a few days after the launch: Teams in academia don’t just happen…