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CPI acts as a catalyst bringing together academia, businesses, government and investors to translate bright ideas and research into the marketplace. We do this by connecting our customers with the right experts, equipment, facilities, networks, funding and more – joining the dots for effective innovation.
We are a leading independent technology innovation centre and a founding member of the UK Government’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Established in 2004, our teams tirelessly apply their many years of experience to ensure that every great invention gets the best opportunity to become a successfully marketed product or process. We work with our partners across a range of markets including; Pharmaceuticals, MedTech, Agritech, Food, Drink and Nutraceuticals and Speciality Chemicals and Materials markets in the UK and around the world, driving their innovations forward and helping them to reduce the risk and cost associated with product development. Our work enables products to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market, delivering highly-skilled jobs and economic growth to the UK.Our integrated approach incorporates our three core offerings to ensure you are given the best chance of successful commercialisation;

* Expertise in securing funding for partners
Enabling the right partnerships, connections and funding routes at the right time.

* Industry relevant expertise and assets
Delivering product development, proof of concept and scale-up services.

* Knowledge and application of innovation processes
Business services and consultancy to reduce risk and speed up time to market.