Innovation support for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the North West.

We help your deep tech ideas become reality.

Drive your innovation forward

Work with us to defer capital and workforce investments until your manufacturing process is proven at scale.

Find the right support

Receive support from our multidisciplinary experts, and connect with our network of investors and partners.

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.

Take your product to the next level

Raise investor confidence by generating robust data
Accelerate your time to profitability
Remove the major costs of equipping your own labs

Gain impartial advice

As an impartial partner, our goal is for you to succeed, and you can trust our experts to provide independent advice based on years of experience in helping businesses across a wide range of science and technology fields.

Come and meet us at our offices in the North West

Explore partnering with us to get to market quicker. Meet us for a coffee and a chat at our offices at the Liverpool Science Park or Circle Square, Manchester.

Looking for innovation support in the North West?

Contact us today and begin your journey.

Looking for innovation support in the North West?

Contact us today and begin your journey.

Get to market faster

Taking your idea through to commercialisation requires knowledge beyond scientific expertise. Our experienced teams are on-hand to support you with:

Scale-up advice and technical problem-solving

Regulatory expertise

IP strategy and legal support

A complete supply chain – from raw materials to finished product

Well-considered pricing and sales strategy

Marketing strategy

Let’s innovate together

You can work with us in different ways. Choose a standard fee-for-service or collaborate on publicly funded R&D projects.

Fee for service

Best for prototyping and scale-up before commercialisation

This plan includes:

One-to-one project with CPI

Fast and adaptable approach

Flexible scope and size

Business and innovation support

Consultancy and advice

Lab-based projects

Collaborative R&D

Best for technical validation and overcoming barriers to commercialisation.*

This plan includes:

One-to-one project with CPI or with a larger consortium

Projects begin after completion of a detailed funding protocol

Bespoke service for bid development

Grant landscape navigation

Business and innovation support

Consultancy and advice

Lab-based projects

*A grant award will be required.

Looking for a different way to work? Let's chat

Let's innovate together

Contact us today to begin your innovation journey.

Let's innovate together

Contact us today to begin your innovation journey.