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    Providing advice and support on applying for grants and funding.

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    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

Photovoltaics in the North

There is a widely held misconception that photovoltaic panels are unsuited to the UK climate. On 24 March 2010 the ESP KTN ran an extremely successful meeting in association with the Yorkshire Photonics Network (YPN).  The meeting attracted 59 delegates …


ESP KTN helps SMEs take medical sensing to market

In July 2010 the ESP KTN completed a study to investigate the barriers to taking medical sensing technologies to market. The study highlighted the experiences of a number of (SME) sensing companies that had or were going through the process …


Smart homes become reality

The Smart Aggregation for Smart Homes (SASH) project was a notable feature of both the seminar programme and the ESP KTN stand at Technology World 2010 in London. ASH supports rapid development of new managed household services and mash-ups and …


SMEs collaboration helps develop non-invasive glucose monitoring system

The ESP KTN introduced Kanichi Research Services Ltd to Loughborough based Nemaura Pharma Ltd in relation to a TSB funded project to develop a non-invasive transdermal glucose monitoring system. Nemaura is a speciality pharmaceutical drug delivery company but did not …


New Opportunities in Nuremburg

The Nuremberg Embedded World Exhibition & Conference is one of the biggest exhibitions of its kind, the meeting-place of the international embedded community. No exhibition or trade show in the UK offers anything like the same scale, or the same …


Masterclass in Materials & Chemicals for Printed Electronics

The global market for Printed Electronics is forecast to rise steeply over the next 10 to 20 years. The UK has a leading Science and Technology position in Printed Electronics particularly in the development of innovative materials, low cost deposition, …