JNDC directors both have strong affiliations with the university, Jan Niklewicz was previously Director of Mechanical Engineering, Dean Carran lectured within the area of engineering design and CAD. The company have previously taken on 2 students on placement from Kingston University who have both been successful and exceeded JNDC's expectations. JNDC have also gained help with their quality management system and web site via MSc students.
By joining forces with the university JNDC will now be available to teach modules and provide projects and mentoring for MSC students. JNDC will also have access to the universities facilities such as the wind tunnel, rapid prototyping machines and the workshops as well as academic support which will benefit their clients.