Innovation Launchpad

The Innovation Launchpad provides an opportunity for scale-up SMEs to work with world-class researchers at the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) to test, pilot and demonstrate new technology.

Overview

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The Innovation Launchpad is a collaborative work, research and testing facility.

Participating businesses are embedded within a NIER research group, and given access to the collaborative office space and industrial research infrastructure, where they work together to find innovative solutions to real world challenges.

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Click on the image to see the pathway to innovation

FINDING SOLUTIONS

The dedicated research and technology space embeds businesses in a research environment to facilitate problem solving through best practise industry/academic engagement.

TESTING FOR SUCCESS

Access to pilot scale testing infrastructure is crucial for SMEs to be able to test, validate and demonstrate their innovation. The Innovation Launchpad gives SMEs the keys to valuable testing facilities not often accessible on the pathway to commercialisation.

A NETWORK OF KNOWLEDGE

Participants benefit from knowledge exchange and structured programs across a multidisciplinary network of expertise, allowing for swift navigation of challenging business issues relating to IP, commercialisation and exporting.

Resources

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Click here to download the Innovation Launchpad brochure

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