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OUR IMPACT JOURNEY

2013 TO 2020
14,750
INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS
8,332
SMES SUPPORTED
5,108
ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS
4,712
EMPOYEES IN 2019
OVER £1.3BN
OF RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATION FACILITIES UNDER MANAGEMENT
1,218
INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

Business Growth

The Catapult Network occupies a unique place in the innovation ecosystem. The combination of deep sector knowledge and industry expertise backed by world-leading infrastructure is unrivalled. Through this capability the Catapults are helping businesses to challenge and overcome barriers to market, accelerating commercialisation and the early adoption of technologies and new approaches.

Catapults help businesses access growth markets, anchor high value jobs, create and retain talent, and attract inward investment from global businesses.

Find out more about the impact being felt throughout the UK’s business community in the Catapult Network 2020 highlights.

A national capability

The Network is comprised of nine Catapults, with a national presence spanning over 40 locations.

Looking to the future

Catapults are collectively developing ambitious programmes aimed at growing vital sectors and markets for the national economy, nurturing talent, delivering job creation, and economic and societal prosperity within the regions and throughout the nation.

The vision of the Catapult Network not only supports individual business, local and regional growth but will also address major national and global challenges. We will continue to play a significant role in achieving Net Zero, create secure, resilient communications, drive productivity and efficiency, produce sustainable food systems, modernise healthcare, and more.

Visit our case studies page to learn about how Catapults are enabling business growth.