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We help bring bright ideas and research into the marketplace.

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Technology and capabilities 

Product development, proof of concept and scale-up services.

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Funding and partner support 

Facilitating the right partnerships and funding routes. 

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Innovation support

Business services and consultancy to speed up time to market. 

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Use our free Innovation Integrator tool to aAssess your innovation and find your fastest route to market. 

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Our work

Developing life-changing biotherapeutic medicines faster and cheaper 

GlycoSeLect Case Study

Developing a cell free expression system

Cell free expression Case Study

Creating a next-generation bioimaging molecular probe

Stream Bio Case Study

Developing a ballistic and stab protective composite structure

Graphene Composites Case Study

Developing a scalable process for proprietary enzyme production

Oxford Biotrans Case Study

Market services




Food, Drink and Nutraceuticals

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods

Logistics and Packaging





Speciality Chemicals and Materials

Smart Packaging for Pharmaceuticals 


Driving innovation forward

We are over 450 scientists, engineers, and business specialists helping companies to develop, prove and commercialise new products and processes.

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Insights on innovation

Role of Innovation centres within deep tech ecosystems: A CPI perspective

How resource efficiency is changing the future of manufacturing

How to play it safe: risk management in medical device development

How sustainable fashion and science are joining forces

Latest news

CPI launches the SCOUT project to benefit chemical and biochemical SMEs across Scotland

May 29, 2020

CPI completes design of PACE: the automated platform for Just in Time pharmaceutical manufacturing

May 18, 2020

CPI announces smart-labelling project in partnership with Reelables using novel Battery-on-Circuit technology

May 12, 2020

CPI to accelerate commercialisation of new formulated products

April 28, 2020

CPI joins national taskforce to develop COVID-19 vaccine

April 20, 2020

CPI and Imperial College London join forces to accelerate translation of cutting-edge research to industry

April 07, 2020

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