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High Value Manufacturing Catapult
EU Structural and Investment Funds
Paul John
Business Director, High Value Manufacturing Catapult
Transforming the UK’s innovation capability…
• Catapults are a network of technology and innovation
centres
• Helping business transform new ideas into products
and services
• More than £1bn of investment over the next few years
• …..to deliver economic growth
Cell Therapy
Catapult
Connected
Digital Economy
Catapult
Future Cities
Catapult
High Value
Manufacturing
Catapult
Offshore
Renewable
Energy Catapult
Satellite
Applications
Catapult
Transport
Systems
Catapult
and addressing a market failure…
Many innovations fail here
TRL
R1
TRL 2
Basic
principles
observed and
reported
Technology
concept and/or
application
formulated
TRL 7
TRL 3
Analytical and
experimental
critical function
and/or
characteristic
proof of concept
TRL 4
Component
and/or validation
in laboratory
environment
TRL 5
Component
and/or validation
in relevant
environment
TRL 6
System model
or prototype
demonstration
in a relevant
environment
Universities, research
organisations and
innovators
System
prototype
demonstration
in an
operational
environment
TRL8
Actual system
completed and
qualified through
test and
demonstration.
TRL 9
Actual system
proven through
successful
operations
Industry and companies
Catapult Focus
with a critical mass of expertise…
• De-risking the development of new manufacturing
processes by:
– Giving access to world class open-sourced equipment
– Giving access to the UK best relevant research knowledge
– Providing expert support to develop technologies: engineers,
technicians and scientists
– Encouraging collaboration and open innovation
• Driving the growth of the manufacturing sector
and a national presence…
NCC
MTC
WMG
HVM Catapult
• £350m invested to date
• £140m+ core funding
over next 5 yrs
• £200m+ further
investment
• 900 staff
CPI
AMRC
NAMRC
AFRC
focusing where UK businesses stand to gain most…
• 5 strategic themes
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Resource efficiency
Manufacturing systems
Materials integration
Manufacturing processes
Business models
• 22 key competencies key to success
• We help companies of all sizes
applying a three thirds funding model…
1.
Core public funding for investment in the capabilities, know how, expertise and
skills and long term capital assets of the centre.
2.
Business funded R&D contracts (i.e. contract research) won competitively.
3.
Collaborative (applied) R&D projects funded jointly by the public and private
sector.
Supported by a 5 year business plan
and performing strongly…
First Full Year Report to End March 2013
• 571 business directly involved on programmes
• 830 projects with private sector clients
• £134m of innovation activity with 35% contribution from
industry, exceeding our 1/3 target
• Over £2.0 of industry and collaborative funding from every £1.0
of core funding
• Over 1800 SME engagements
• Over £200m of additional funding committed for new facilities,
programmes and collaboration
High Value Manufacturing Catapult
www.hvm.catapult.org.uk

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