CPI joins Knowledge Transfer Partnership scheme to help UK businesses innovate and grow

07 Jun 2021

We’re delighted that CPI is a Knowledge Base Partner within the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme. Funded by Innovate UK, the scheme links forward thinking businesses with the UK’s world class knowledge base, delivering innovation projects which are led by up and coming graduate employees.

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Through the scheme businesses will now be able to work with CPI to deliver a specific, strategic innovation project. CPI will help businesses develop their initial concept into a proposition for the scheme and, once successful, will recruit a skilled graduate to work between the business and CPI

Through the mechanism Companies will have access to the knowledge and facilities at CPI to help bring new products and services to market faster and with less risk and cost. The KTP project can last between 12 and 36 months, depending on the scope of the proposal and the needs of the participating business.

CPI can offer Knowledge Transfer Partnerships in the following subject areas:

  • Formulations and characterisation of wide range of materials (powders, solids, gels and liquids)
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Nanomaterials
  • Sensors
  • Printable electronics
  • Scale-up of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical process manufacturing
  • Process development of upstream and downstream biological processes
  • Healthcare diagnostics
  • Sustainable processes

Through this scheme we hope to help more businesses on their innovation journeys providing access to £170 million of UK innovation assets, and our staff of over 500 highly qualified scientists, engineers and manufacturing specialists. Through our wider work to date we have already established 2000 business collaborations and completed over 1200 projects with a total value of over £415 million. 

Sophie Walton, Director of Strategic Partnerships at CPI said: We are thrilled to be part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership scheme. CPI has a proven track record of helping businesses and through participation in this scheme we see a route to support even more UK companies as they develop cutting edge technology.”

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