High Value Manufacturing Catapult
CPI is the process manufacturing partner in the government’s elite High Value Manufacturing Catapult. This awards CPI direct involvement in UK and EU science and innovation strategy alongside sustained investment to ensure our staff and facilities are at the cutting edge of product and process development.
What are Catapult centres?
Catapult centres are a network of world-leading technology and innovation centres designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific technology areas and markets to help drive future economic growth. Catapults are bridging the gap between business and academia, helping to turn great ideas into reality. The centres provide access to world-class research and development facilities and expertise that would otherwise be out of reach for many businesses.
The High Value Manufacturing Catapult offers companies of all sizes access to:
- Capabilities that span basic raw materials through to high integrity product assembly processes
- World-class facilities and skills to scale-up and prove the commercial feasibility of high value manufacturing processes
- A network of leading suppliers that contribute to key UK industry supply chains
- A partnership between industry, government and research in a shared goal to make the UK an attractive place to invest in manufacturing
Our combined aim is to significantly grow the contribution of the manufacturing sector to the UK economy. Our partners in the High Value Manufacturing Catapult are: