Small and Micro Businesses share £1.38m Manufacturing Innovation Funding

Small and Micro Businesses share £1.38m Manufacturing Innovation Funding

15 Jan 2013

Nearly 60 small and micro businesses are to share grant funding totalling £1.38 million from the Technology Strategy Board ( to carry out feasibility studies that may lead to innovations in a range of manufacturing competences.

The funding awards follow the conclusion of the ‘Innovation in Manufacturing Competences’ competition for feasibility funding, which sought proposals for short-term feasibility studies across the whole manufacturing lifecycle, from design and engineering through to process development, manufacture, service delivery and re-manufacture/re-use, including innovation in supply/distribution chains, risk management and business models.

The grant funding awards, which average £24,000 per company, have been offered to: 3T RPD Ltd (2 studies), AeroDNA Ltd, Aerospace Metal Composites Ltd, Asymptote Ltd, Aventa UK Ltd, Ball Burnishing Machine Tools Ltd, Biofortuna Ltd, Charnwood Technical Consulting Ltd, Choc Edge Ltd, Cyth Systems, DNA Coders Ltd,  DZP Technologies Ltd, e4 Structures Ltd, Econolyst Ltd, Ecos Maclean Ltd, EPL Composite Solutions Ltd, European Thermodynamics Ltd, Fibreflight Ltd, Fripp Design and Research (2 studies), Fusion Structures Ltd, Harriton Services LP, IntensiChem Ltd, Green-Power Ltd, K-os Ltd, M Innovations Ltd, Mantis Deposition Ltd, Materials Testing and Technical Services Ltd, Milne Research Ltd, NCIMB Ltd, Optocap Ltd, Oxford nanoSystems Ltd, Paraytec Ltd, Perceptive Engineering Ltd, Performance Springs Ltd, Plant Fibre Technology Ltd, Pragmatic Printing Ltd, Procarta Biosystems Ltd, Redthorn UK Ltd, RoboFold Ltd, Rotary Engineering UK Ltd, Skalene Ltd, Smart Component Technologies Ltd, Solvert Ltd, Swedish Biomimetics 3000 Ltd, SyntheSys Systems Engineers Ltd, Tacit Connexions Ltd, TDL Sensors Ltd (2 studies), The Manufacturing Institute, TISICS Ltd (2 studies), Trackwise Designs Ltd, Travan Precision Engineering Ltd, Tribosonics Ltd, Versarien Ltd and Wickman Coventry Ltd.

View the press release including notes to editors here


Last updated on Tuesday 15 January 2013 at 13:54

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