University of Bath

Jason Edwards Industrial Partnerships Manager

Providing advice and guidance to academics on business-led research.


Jason is responsible for establishing and managing partnerships between academics and companies. His role includes:

  • facilitating relationships with industry
  • identifying and promoting funding opportunities, including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and other Innovate UK schemes
  • supporting the process of securing industry funding
  • overseeing industry partnerships when funded

Jason welcomes your enquiry if you want to work better with industry.


Jason joined the University in 2016. He had been involved with research support for three years, specifically on the pre-award element. Before this, Jason was a Researcher in Criminology and specialised in research relating to drug misuse.


Jason has a First Class Honours degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Glamorgan. He also received the Jordan Vincent Allen award for the most outstanding student in Criminology and Criminal Justice. He holds an award in Improving Personal and Organisational Performance.