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    Funding advice and support

    Providing advice and support on applying for grants and funding.

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  • HEPTech

    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.

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  • ACCELERATE

    ACCELERATE

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

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  • Action To Support Photonic Innovation Clusters In Europe

    Action To Support Photonic Innovation Clusters In Europe

    ASPICE promotes international cooperation among Photonic Clusters throughout Europe, strengthening the European economy and addressing societal challenges…

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  • Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group

    Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group

    Energy Harvesting is a means of powering electronic devices by ‘scavenging’ energy sources such as environmental vibrations, human power, thermal gradients, or pressure gradients…

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  • Internet Of Things Special Interest Group

    Internet Of Things Special Interest Group

    The Internet of Things Special Interest Group aims to provide a forum for the promotion of business ideas and opportunities on the Internet of Things…

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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.

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 have the capabilities to produce sensors.

According to Dr Faz Chowdhury, CEO Nemaura, the introduction of Kanichi Research, which specialises in developing custom-made electrodes and other bespoke electrochemical components for advanced sensor systems, was very timely. Without it Nemaura would not have been able to undertake this work and make the significant process it has achieved in developing a long acting glucose sensor based on conventional technologies.