Innovation Clinic

Innovation Clinic

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Product Development Specialists

Developing a new product that has strong commercial potential is a very exciting challenge requiring a breadth of skills, from commercial experience of designing a product through utilising the correct processes and materials, to ensuring that it is fit for purpose and commercially viable. The Innovation Clinic team not only understands this, but has an outstanding track record in identifying and developing Innovative ideas into globally successful product and business solutions. Our staff have worked internationally for the likes of Adidas, BT, Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota, Starbucks, Pentland Plc and Glasdon Group Ltd.

We understand the complexities and challenges of new product development and business are here to help. Please feel free to contact us today.

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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.

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Contact Us

IC Team

Meet The Team
Innovation Clinic

Email: innovationclinic@uclan.ac.uk
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).