The SME Technology Centre engages with SMEs through its Growth Pathway designed to support the development and commercialisation of innovations and technology. This includes comprehensive scientific and commercial expertise, access to laboratories, on-site pilot plant, scale up and demonstrator facilities; all enabling businesses to test, develop and demonstrate new technologies in a safe and secure environment, and without the risks associated with full scale production.
The SME Technology Centre puts it clients’ needs at the centre of all its activities to help them achieve their technology development and growth objectives.
The SME Technology Centre works with clients to develop technology by providing them with technical support in taking a concept or idea right through to production and commercialisation.
Technical support available includes:
- Technology Development
- Process and Materials Support
- Laboratory Space
- Pilot Plant, Scale Up and Demonstrator Facilities
- Technical Expertise
- Access to Specialist Equipment
- Technical Mentoring