The Catapult centres are a powerful new initiative within the UK innovation landscape designed to help businesses develop exciting new ideas within receptive and invigorating environments.
These centres of excellence bridge the gap between business, academia, research and government; they promote collaboration and knowledge exchange allowing many progressive businesses and organisations to build new partnerships with reduced risks.
Catapults are an invaluable resource to companies in a wide range of markets and transform their innovative ideas into new products and services, generating economic growth.
Catapults help businesses to adopt, develop and exploit innovative products and technologies. As the next stepping stone towards commercialisation, they offer concentrated expertise in areas vital for that journey.
Each centre adds an important new dimension to existing research and development programmes established by Innovate UK, they will help business.
Providing access to cutting-edge equipment, specialist facilities along with using the power of people and organisations working closely together, the Catapults unlock opportunity, reduce innovation risk and speed new products and services towards commercial reality.