CPI at Sci-Tech Daresbury

Event Details

Start Date
Tue, 21 Nov 2023 11:30
End Date
Tue, 21 Nov 2023 14:00
Innovation Centre at Sci-Tech Daresbury (postcode WA4 4FS).
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Innovation support for small businesses. We help your deep tech ideas become a reality.

Join CPI at Sci-Tech Daresbury for a lunchtime network session where you will hear from experts in innovation about finding support and technical advice. The session will cover the investment ecosystem in the UK, assistance and navigating the regulatory landscape. 

We’ll also dive into specific technical sessions around our offering to the Materials and HealthTech sectors.

At CPI we understand that innovation can be a costly and slow process and that SMEs need financial support to transfer their ideas into commercial products.

  • Find the right support – Receive support from our multidisciplinary experts and connect with our vast innovation network.
  • Access world-class facilities – Receive access to specialist innovation facilities for R&D, process development and scale-up work.
  • Work the way you want – Fully customised, flexible projects and service options to fit your specific needs.


11.30am ‑Registration and refreshments.

11:45am- Introduction to CPI and KCMC – Steve McBride Head of KCMC and Damian Mohammed Strategic Partnerships Manager CPI

12:00pm — CPI Materials – Jay Russell BD Manager 

12:15pmCPI HealthTech – Cheryl Dean BD Manager 

12:30pm ‑Bids and funding opportunities ‑Adam Webb, Head of Bid Proposal Development 

12:45pm ‑Overview of CPI Enterprises – (The venture capital and investor engagement arm of CPI)- Ian Smith, Head of Investor Partnerships 

1:00pm Lunch & Networking.

1:45pm FINISH 

About CPI

CPI catalyses the adoption of advanced technologies and manufacturing solutions to benefit people, places, and our planet. 

We’re a pioneering social enterprise that accelerates the development, scale-up and commercialisation of smart AgriFoodTech, energy storage, HealthTech, materials, and pharma innovations. Through our incredible innovation experts and infrastructure, we look beyond the obvious to transform healthcare and drive towards a sustainable future.

We connect the dots within the innovation ecosystem to make great ideas and inventions a reality. We believe by working together we can build a better collective future, and as part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, we facilitate access to world-class organisations to deliver transformation across industries and landscapes. 

About Sci-Tech Daresbury 

Sci-Tech Daresbury is a national science and innovation campus and will be a key part of the Liverpool City Region’s Investment Zone. 

It is home to the internationally-recognised STFC Daresbury Laboratory with research work that has contributed to 3 Nobel prizes. It is also home to over 150 science, technology, materials and engineering companies from start-up companies to international corporates such as IBM, Croda and Lubrizol. 

It provides a range of offices and laboratory facilities catering for teams from 1 to over 100 staff.

Logistics/​Joining instructions 

Directions and Parking 

The event will take place in the Innovation Centre at Sci-Tech Daresbury (postcode WA4 4FS). This is the last building on the right as you come down Keckwick Lane towards the Bridgewater Canal, and is situated opposite the entrance to Daresbury Laboratory. The phone number for the Innovation centre is 01925 607001 in case you need any assistance.

Visitor parking is by the building.

For more precise information on its location please go to https://​sci​-tech​dares​bury​.com/​c​o​n​tact/.

Please note that the Daresbury Expressway that was closed outside the Sci-Tech Daresbury campus has now been re-opened. A new speed restriction is in place on the Daresbury Expressway reducing speeds from 60mph to 40mph with two-way temporary lights on site (please see: https://one.network/?GBTMI27957354 for further details).

CPI is your innovation partner to make your ideas a reality.