Case Studies

How we have helped people innovate

NXP – next generation power electronics

Led by NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd, partners include Manchester University’s Power Conversion Group and Liverpool University’s Materials & Structures Centre

ACAL — Predicting candidate catalyst properties

Fuel cells are a leading contender in the battle to find green, emissions-free power sources.

ACAL — High throughput discovery of novel homogeneous catalyst

ACAL Energy has developed a liquid regenerating fuel cell technology which replaces the conventional platinum catalyst.


Croda is a speciality chemicals company founded in 1925. Its ingredients and technologies are found in many well-known industries and consumer products.

William Blythe New Developments in Fire Resistant Materials.

The company’s Flamtard range of products forms the link between William Blythe Ltd and University of Bolton.

STFC Hartree — HPC speeding products to market — A week’s work in just 40 minutes…

To accelerate and support devel­opment of new ways of designing, improving and manufacturing products

Unilever teams with STFC to model innovative product R&D Multi-scale modelling

STFC scientists will be using their world-class capabilities in modelling and simulation to develop new software tools

University of Bolton and TBA Protective Technologies smart fire protection

Fire protection with integrated wireless sensor technology will allow for better management of fires, thereby saving lives and protecting physical assets.

FRBioComp project — Biocomposites evolving FR capabilities for transport applications:

Partners in this Innovate UK-funded project are NetComposites, Sam Weller & Sons, Exel Composites, Drake Extrusions Tilsatec and the University of Bolton.

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