Funding available through the Bridging for Innovators Programme to support UK industry in improving productivity

Posted on: 20/03/2018

Bridging for Innovators (B4I) is a programme run by Science Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support UK industry.

B4I is designed specifically to help companies overcome difficult product, manufacturing or process performance issues by leveraging more than £2b worth of Government investment in large scale scientific infrastructure.

The programme will provide access to advanced analytical technologies, supporting expertise and capabilities to companies through STFC’s large scale science facilities located at the various campuses around the UK including Harwell, Daresbury and the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.

Through B4I, STFC will be offering dedicated STFC staff time at and access to renowned facilities such as; ISIS, DIAMOND, the Central Laser Facility, Hartree, Astec and UKATC.

This is a unique opportunity which could lead to significant developments for your company.

Find out more about the funding and research facilities available at the 5th April briefing event in Manchester.


B4I, is not intended to fund activities in areas such as product development or fundamental research.

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