Case studies

Kitronik Ltd
Sarah Davies with NTU students who completed a live project for Kitronik

Kitronik wanted NTU to help identify products that could be used to support the new Design and Technology National Curriculum, to help inform which products to focus on marketing to secondary schools.

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  • Kitronik Ltd manufacture retail electronic components for the education and hobbyist market. A key area of their business is their Electro-Fashion range, components for use in e-textile sewing products. This has met a growing market from secondary schools seeking to modernise their curriculum content.
  • The company wanted to reach a greater audience and meet teacher needs in regards to the national curriculum.
  • 110 hours of direct support was made available through NTU's working with you… project, part funded by the ERDF. This provided NTU expertise to develop new curriculum content and test it in focus group settings.
  • The project set out to provide a new growth strategy for Kitronik in relation to existing and future product development and support for teachers of Design and Technology in the use of electronic components to embed in textile products.