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  • Funding advice and support

    Funding advice and support

    Providing advice and support on applying for grants and funding.

  • HEPTech


    HEPTech is made up of major research institutions active in particle, astroparticle and nuclear physics. It has a membership of 23 institutions across 16 countries, including most of the CERN member states.



    ACCELERATE is a Horizon 2020 project, supporting the long-term sustainability of large scale research infrastructures (RIs) through the development of policies and legal...


Case Studies

We make things happen. ESP staff are business literate scientists and engineers, and are skilled at translating between technology needs and requirements; usually reaching out to end-users and problem-owners to connect them with the people who know how to solve the problems that they face.

All Case Studies

Plastic Flagship

This flagship event for Plastic Electronics in the UK provided an excellent opportunity to network and meet key players in the sector, hear all the latest news and get an update on activities in the UK. A full program of …


KTN-Supported Sensor Secures Maximum Oil Recovery

Silixa Ltd, won funding to develop the world’s first optical fibre distributed acoustic sensor enabling oilfield operators to more accurately map flow measurements in deep reserves. Developers believe this will lead to increased oil recovery. Silixa’s bid was supported by …


£600k for Quality of Life

It was a pleasure working with the South East Health Technologies Association (SEHTA) again, co-hosting an event for 22 companies involved in Quality of Life Technology. We demonstrated how to bid for funding from a current Small Business Research Initiative …


ESP KTN Guide raises profile of UK bio-sensing companies

In March 2011, ESP KTN published a guide to UK companies involved in biosensors and bio-sensing. This guide, which is freely available via _connect, provides information on 86 UK companies involved in research, design, development and manufacture of biosensors and …


UK Village Gets Thumbs Up

ESP KTN exhibited at Printed Electronics Europe in Dusseldorf on 5 & 6 April. With over 100 speakers and 1200 attendees plus 100 exhibitors, this is Europe’s largest event for organic, inorganic and thin film technologies.   We handled 60 …


Printed Electronics Centres of Excellence (PECOE) Clinic

Following the very successful “Chemicals and Materials for Printed Electronics” event, delegate feedback indicated a strong desire for a follow-up event – hence the “PECoE Clinic”.   Experts from each of the Centres of Excellence (C of Es) attended the …