Anthony Walker

Anthony is a Senior Project Executive for RTC North and is an Affiliate of the Institute of Business Advisors.

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Anthony is a Senior Project Executive for RTC North and is an Affiliate of the Institute of Business Consulting. He is responsible for assisting organisations to participate in collaborative R&D projects, to exploit and commercialise technology and to develop strategies to assist organisations to grow and achieve their R&D goals. Anthony previously worked as a project manager for the Laser Group, University of Liverpool managing numerous commercial and consultancy projects, and training organisations on future strategies. He also was involved in exploiting high level technologies and creating sustainable spin out organisations. During his career, Anthony has worked on many EU projects and has experience of writing successful proposals. He has also been a panel evaluator for European R&D projects, and facilitator at numerous International conferences. Anthony is an Engineering graduate from the University of Nottingham and holds an MSc(Eng) in Laser Technology from the University of Liverpool.

Basic information
Gender :
Male
Most prominent role :
Manager in private business
Education qualification :
Masters degree
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  • Global nuclear war

    Global nuclear war

    Catastrophic conflict leads to return to basic life preservation.

     
     
  • EU 'Chernobyl'

    EU 'Chernobyl'

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  • Intelligent nano becomes superior to humans

    Intelligent nano becomes superior to humans

    Nano-systems become 'self-sufficient' and computers and robots become superior to humans.

     
     
  • Science progress halted by public outcry

    Science progress halted by public outcry

    Extreme beliefs become majority and scientific and technological progress is halted (nanotech research put back 25 years).

     
     
  • Networks become conscious and refuse to co-operate

    Networks become conscious and refuse to co-operate

    Industry loses control of their Intellectual Property as networks 'decide' to share information.

     
     
  • Nanosensors invade privacy

    Nanosensors invade privacy

    Nanosensors track what people do and say and the media and civil rights groups brand this an infringement on civil liberty - the public take notice and stakeholders decide that nano surveillance is an invasion of privacy

     
     
  • Super race created

    Super race created

    Human genetic engineering creates super-race.

     
     
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  • Low mobility of EU researchers

    Low mobility of EU researchers

    Lack of transfer of knowledge around Europe leading to EU falling behind in knowledge economy.

     
     
  • Far East economy becoming stronger

    Far East economy becoming stronger

    The strengthening position of the Far East economy could affect import and export and ultimately lead to currency collapse.

     
     
  • Extinction of species providing common food

    Extinction of species providing common food

    Increased reliance on fewer favoured varieties of plant and animal foods increases risk of devastating effect of diseases (could be through genetic selection, GM or just market pressure). For example, with less varieties of app...

     
     
  • Libraries closing

    Libraries closing

    UK Government spending cuts force libraries to close, this may result in people from deprived areas being unable to access books for reading pleasure. This will increase the current educational gap between rich and poorer area...

     
     
  • Pubs closing

    Pubs closing

    The dramatic reduction of pubs causes changes in the way communities interact - reducing the opportunities for people to meet and making people more insular. This would be especially prevalent in rural communities.

     
     
  • Star Wars Laser

    Star Wars Laser

    A laser light source is developed which has a zero angle of convergence. This enables the development of lasers replacing guns/missiles as the most effective mititary weapons.

     
     
  • Instant genetic mapping

    Instant genetic mapping

    A new technology has been developed to produce a rapid genetic test - paving the way for rapid genetic mapping and medical diagnosis. The new technology enables a test to be carried out in 1-2 hours rather than the usual 24 hou...

     
     
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  • R&D Training - helping you access European funds for R&D...

    By: Anthony Walker     Posted on: 21/07/2010     Last update: 2586 days ago

    RTC North has launched a suite of training packages to help organisations access the European Union's 50.5bn Euro pot for collaborative research & development. The team at RTC North has so far secured funding to the tune of £110 millio... full article