SME Support Programme for UK Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sector
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CPI is offering a fully-funded Innovation Support Programme to guide SMEs from the chemical and pharmaceutical industry through the process of innovation. Funded by the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, this Innovation Support Programme is aiming to help companies, start-ups and inventors to identify and implement the next generation of processes and manufacturing technologies.
If you are interested in applying to be part of this fully funded Programme, please contact us with your company details.
Successful innovation delivers products and process improvements that help companies survive, diversify and grow and creates high value jobs for the UK economy. To support innovation in the UK’s Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries, CPI is running an Innovation Support Programme until April 2017.
This Innovation Support Programme is there to help companies, start-ups and inventors to identify and implement the next generation of processes and manufacturing technologies.
The Programme is also accessible to the wider community of companies, research groups and university spin-outs that supply the UK Chemical and Pharmaceutical sectors with equipment, new product designs or new process technology. In some cases companies who take products from the said sectors and convert these into high value goods can also qualify for innovation support opportunities.
This Innovation Support Programme aims to work with a wide variety of stakeholders in the various supply chains and consists of several components.
At the core of this Support Programme will be CPI’s Innovation Integrator® model, which is a structured diagnostic business innovation tool that helps identify the factors that can help your company, product, process or technology move forward.
By engaging with CPI and the Innovation Integrator®, we can help you address your innovation challenges and enable you to:
The Innovation Integrator® can also help you on your journey to commercialisation and provide solutions to develop:
This Programme also offers opportunities for partners to join a relevant ‘Community of Practice’, which will promote the sharing of knowledge between like-minded companies and technology providers that are looking to create extra value through collaboration to accelerate their learning and innovation. These Communities can be fully funded by the Support Programme, and will be hosted by CPI or by other open-access technology providers.
Finally, companies engaging with the Programme can enrol their staff in re-training and up-skilling courses to improve their capacity to innovate and increase their flexibility in dealing with new technical requirements from the marketplace. In some cases, these courses can be funded by the Support Programme, and provided by CPI and its technology partners.
Technical or Business support work, which can be offered after completion of the Innovation Integrator® assessment to help address some of the urgent challenges that the client is facing.
If you are interested in applying to be part of this fully funded Programme, please contact us with your company details.Contact Us