Saskia Hannappel recently started as a KTP Associate in June 2016, after completing her MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Portsmouth. For the next 2 years she will be working with us on a project about challenges in the offshore wind sector. She will serve as a link between the University of Portsmouth and Polaris Consulting in order to transfer and combine academic knowledge and apply it onto real-life problems. The aim of the project is to build a tool based on academic data and industry experience which can be used to reduce costs in the Supply Chain of a wind farm.
Polaris were invited to give a short presentation with Q&A session to Niteworks members at a Coffee Break Briefing on 15th June 2016 in Farnborough. An extremely beneficial event that was attended by David Bangert, Nicola Jinman & Alan Kelly.
Alyck and his wife welcome baby girl, Isla Spraggins weighing 6lbs 9oz on 25/03/16. All healthy and already an avid Spurs fan.
The 19th CMAS World Underwater Hockey Championships took place from March 25th to April 2nd 2016 in Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa with a participation of 17 countries. Great Britain (GB) took 4 teams with these being Men and Women teams for Elite and Masters categories.
Polaris employee Andrew Stillwell (who can be pictured far left in below photo) formed part of the GB Men’s team who recently claimed the Silver medal.
Polaris Consulting is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to deliver Operational Analysis (OA) services to the Maritime Warfare Centre (MWC) in the area of Land and Littoral Manoeuvre Warfare. The MWC is an alliance of Service personnel, scientists, and analysts, whose purpose is to create battle-winning tactics for the Royal Navy. Polaris will provide analysis to help the Centre shape policy and tactics, enabling the UK’s Armed Services to meet the challenge of future operations in the littoral. This two year contract builds on Polaris’ already extensive track record of delivering analysis in the maritime domain to Dstl, DE&S and UK industry.
Polaris are pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at DPRTE in Cardiff on 16th March 2016. Come and visit us on Stand 3.
Polaris’ MD, David Bangert, was pleased to attend the University of Portsmouth Chancellor’s Dinner, held at the Guildhall on Friday 4 March. The invitation reflected Polaris’ close working relationship with the University, which has been strengthened recently through jointly securing three contracts from the Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) and the award of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to deliver innovative research in the Offshore Wind Sector.
Polaris Consulting Limited are delighted to announce that three Polaris led projects in excess of £250,000 have been successfully funded as part of the MOD Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) Autonomy and Big Data for Defence competition. Two of the projects are designed to exploit big data analysis methods to improve maritime autonomous vehicle decision making. The third project will apply novel machine learning techniques to support intelligence analysis processing. Polaris are supported by a local Solent consortium consisting of ASV Ltd, BMT ARGOSS and the University of Portsmouth’s cross-faculty Centre for Operational Research and Logistics (CORL), which brings together the Department of Mathematics, the Institute of Industrial Research (IIR), and the Business School. For further details please email email@example.com.
Sam joined Polaris in January 2016 as an Analyst after completing his MSc project in collaboration with the company. Both his MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and BSc (Hons) in Mathematics with Statistics, were completed at the University of Portsmouth. His studies developed a wide range of skills including Operational Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, and Statistics.
Since starting, Sam has continued to develop the project started at University as well as undertaking various other analytical tasks.