Equipped laboratories and office space
Early-stage technology companies can get flexible access to the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC’s) equipped laboratories and advanced manufacturing facilities.
This helps early stage technology companies to conduct research and develop new technologies without needing to invest in expensive equipment.
Find out more about:
- accessing equipped biotech laboratories and clean rooms at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire
- accessing equipped biotech laboratories at Daresbury Laboratory, Liverpool City Region
- materials and electronics testing for use in space at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire
- accessing space testing facilities at Higgs Centre for Innovation, Edinburgh
Advanced manufacturing, 3D printing and fast prototyping services
Experts at STFC’s advanced manufacturing facility at the Daresbury Laboratory can help small and medium-sized enterprises to rapidly translate new ideas into reality.
Equipment and expertise are available to help with prototyping, product design and process improvement.
Find out more about the Daresbury Laboratory manufacturing facility.
Support for adopting digital technology
The Hartree Centre, part of STFC, helps businesses of any size to explore and adopt supercomputing, data science and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies through collaborative projects and tailored training programmes.
Backed by significant UK government funding and strategic partnerships with industry leaders such as IBM and Atos, the Hartree Centre is home to some of the most advanced digital technologies and experts in the UK.
Last updated: 30 June 2023