Impactful innovation

Helping industry develop deep tech innovations for a better future.

We’re in the business of impact

We catalyse transformative change and track the long-term outcomes of our work for people, places, and our planet.

Investing in people and communities

Innovating in products and processes to improve peoples’ lives

Nurturing place-based innovation to transform regions

Collaborating on projects that address climate change

Seeding industry with high-value jobs and next-generation skills

Driving national economic growth from manufacturing

Lifetime Impact


projects undertaken


worth of CR&D projects led and partnered on


privately contracted R&D activities


of R&D activity leveraged for every £1 of R&D grant received

1 in 5

projects involved a collaboration with an academic institute


business collaborations (60% of which were SMEs)


Our collaborations create high-value jobs of the future, tackle industrial and societal grand challenges, transform regions, and bring new products and processes to market.


Our people share personal stories and insights into the power of our work.


Find out how we accelerate innovation to empower people, strengthen communities, and protect our environment.


Find out about our mission to help deliver solutions benefitting people, places, and our planet.
CPI is your innovation partner to make your ideas a reality.