Howard Nicholls

Senior Knowledge Transfer Adviser

Profile overview

Howard has been a KTP Adviser for 15 years covering south Wales, Gloucestershire and Avon. He advises on creating and running KTPs in these areas.

Howard has over 18 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry developing innovative solutions to the problems of miniaturisation in microelectronics and specialised in advanced semiconductor interconnect architectures. He is co-author of a semiconductor process used to produce microprocessors and other devices at a number of fabrication facilities and is author of a number of related patents. He has diverse experience of technology transfer and has managed a range of process transfers to plants in Italy and France. Howard was responsible for transferring new technologies to production while, at the same time, growing production output and delivering organisational change