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Key Documents

Read more about how Catapults are supporting business growth in the UK.

Catapult Network: Growth and Prosperity Stories (2023)

Catapults are helping organisations de-risk their innovation journeys and build internal capability which promotes growth, competitiveness, attracts investment, creates jobs and prosperity. Take a look at our recent highlights.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter (2022)

We celebrate Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I): not just because it is the right thing to do but because it leads to better decisions, better innovation and makes our working life more rewarding and more productive.

Support Programmes for SMEs and Startups (2022)

Read about the programmes, approaches, assets and capabilities that Catapults offer to support the acceleration of startup and SME growth in a multitude of sectors.

Accelerating A UK Hydrogen Economy (2021)

The emergence of new global markets for zero carbon hydrogen presents a major economic opportunity for UK businesses in line with the UK Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution.


Catapult Network: Creating the Future through Innovation (2020)

The Catapult Network’s 2020 report puts recovery and resilience at the heart of its strategy, highlighting its significant role in support of a prosperous UK and one that is demonstrating a track record for enabling businesses to unlock their full potential, innovate and grow

Catapult Network: Driving prosperity across the UK (2020)

Catapults are in a unique position to deliver part of the Government’s mission on building regional economies (“levelling up”), increasing productivity and making the Nation more robust and competitive


Catapult Network: Supercharging Business Performance through Innovation (2019)

Examples of how the Catapult Network is helping the UK business community grow and prosper


Catapult Network Executive Summary (2017)

The 8-page 2017 executive summary about the impact that the Catapult Network is having in harnessing British innovation and boosting productivity


Catapult Network Report (2017)

The 2017 report about the impact that the Catapult Network is having in harnessing British innovation and boosting productivity

impact at the heart of the UKs industrial strategy 2016.pdf

Impact at the heart of the UK’s industrial strategy (2016)

Read about how the Catapult programme has already delivered extensively on the commitment “to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific areas and help drive future economic growth”


How Catapults can help your business innovate (2016)

Find out how this network of not-for-profit, independent technology and innovation centres connect businesses with the UK’s research and academic communities


EU Catapult Report (2015)

How to generate value by strategically engaging in EU activities


Hauser Review of the Catapult network (2014)

Review of the Catapult network – Recommendations on the future shape, scope and ambition of the programme. Dr Hermann Hauser


Catapult to Success (2013)

Learning from European technology and innovation centres


Catapult Network (2013)

Catapult Network – Launching your ideas with the UK’s new centres for innovation


Catapult Programme Progress Update (2013)

Catapult Programme Progress Update (new) 2012-13


Catapult update – Shaping the network of centres (2012)

Catapult Update – Shaping the network of centres


Technology and innovation centres – implementation (2011)

Technology and Innovation centres strategy and implementation plan


Technology and innovation centres – a prospectus (2011)

Technology and Innovation centres – a prospectus

Ingenious Britain by James Dyson Report 2010

Ingenious Britain – James Dyson Report (2010)

Making the UK the leading high tech exporter in Europe. A report by James Dyson – March 2010

Hauser Report of Technology and Innovation Centres in the UK (2010)

Hauser Report of Technology and Innovation Centres in the UK (2010)

The Current and Future Role of Technology and Innovation Centres in the UK