Materials and Design Exchange (MaDE) is a partnership connecting materials science and design to stimulate innovation. Founding partners include Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3), Institution of Engineering Design (IED), Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Loughborough University and Royal College of Art (RCA).



MaDE Partnership members and advisers

  • Linda Barron, Barron Gould (adviser)
  • John Bound, KTN
  • Prof Clare Johnston (adviser)
  • Prof Geoff Kirk, University of Nottingham (adviser)
  • Libby Meyrick, Institution of Engineering Designers
  • Anne Toomey, Royal College of Art
  • Dr Robert Quarshie, KTN
  • Dr Bernie Rickinson, Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
  • Dr Houzheng Wu, Loughborough University


For information about MaDE contact John Bound: