Bringing technological opportunities to commercial fruition involves overcoming many scientific and commercial hurdles. Our business innovation services are focused on developing and nurturing commercial ventures for high-tech companies and entrepreneurial researchers.
Exploring New Business Opportunities
CPI can work with you and your organisation to explore, identify, roadmap or access new commercial opportunities and product ideas for expanding your business - specifically for innovating novel products and services incorporating emerging technologies for smarter products, processes, environments and healthcare devices.
Business and Innovation Finance
At CPI we are experienced at sourcing both public and private sector finance. We can help you company to secure investments for growing your business operations and innovating new products via:
- Equity venture investment from venture capital firms, business angels, investment banks and holding companies. We are are also able to assist with the sourcing of proof of concept and co-investment funds from NStar, a regional venture capital firm established as part of the Strategy for Success
- Structured government funds from the European Commission (FP6), R&D funds from the Department of Trade and Industry, Department for Transport and the regional development agency, One NorthEast
Supply Chain Development and Partnering
At CPI we are continually developing our networks to enhance our knowledge and strengthen our connectivity with R&D activities and international supply chains.
For large corporations and multinationals we can provide services for locating emerging know-how, capabilities and expertise embedded in smaller niche firms or university research bases, with the aim to reduce your in-house commercial R&D risks, or for developing your investment portfolio in successful high-tech firms
For smaller firms, university start-ups and research bases we can provide services to better integrate your operation into relevant supply chains, by enhancing your connectivity with suppliers, partners, distributors and new clients.
This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by CPI.
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