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Innovation Clinic


Product Development Specialists

The Innovation Clinic helps Lancashire based business to take new products to market through design support.

We can help at any stage of the process and have extensive industry experience to support your business with design, research and testing. We are part of the University of Central Lancashire.

Read our case studies

What can we help with?

  • Independent idea evaluation and feasibility
  • Market research, demand and competitor analysis
  • Signposting to advice on intellectual property (IP) and freedom to operate
  • Innovation strategy
  • Product design support
  • Prototype development
  • Product/Biomechanical testing
  • Brand development
  • Materials, supply chain and manufacturing advice
  • Commercialisation

Are you eligible?

  • Based in Lancashire looking to develop new products
  • Registered as self employed, a sole trader or on Companies House
  • Employ less than 250 full time people
  • Have an annual turnover of less than £40 million and/or an annual balance sheet total of less than £35 million
  • Have received less than €200,000 of publicly funded support in the last three fiscal years.
  • Operating as B2B or are direct to market B2C.

Contact Us

Meet The Team
Innovation Clinic

Address: C&T Building, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE
Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 2703
Twitter: @innoclinic_team

The innovation Clinic is part-funded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and the European Regional Development fund (ERDF).