The Centre for Process Innovation

CPI is a technology innovation centre and part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. CPI use applied knowledge in science and engineering to develop, prototype and scale up next generation products and processes.


Unilever is the world’s third largest fast moving consumer goods company and producer of well known brands such as Lynx, Ben & Jerry, Dove, Knorr, Flora, Radox and many more.

Crown Packaging

Crown is the leading global supplier of metal packaging including beverage cans, food tins, aerosol cans and closures for glass jars.

Innovia Films

Innovia Films is a leading global producer of speciality biaxially oriented polypropylene and cellulose based films, into the packaging, labelling and overwrap and securities markets

Pragmatic Printing

PragmatIC design and manufacture printed electronic logic circuits (flexible ICs) that introduce intelligence and interactivity into a wide range of products and applications.

Amphenol Invotec

Amphenol Invotec is Europe’s leading manufacturer of advanced technology printed circuits, specialising in the production of innovative and complex interconnect solutions.


OpTek Systems is a global supplier of advanced precision laser processing and micromachining solutions, combining precision engineering, inspection and automation to deliver fully integrated production line equipment. OpTek also provides sub-contract laser processing services, from proof of concept to routine volume production.


Silvaco Inc s a leading EDA provider of software tools used for the process and device development and for analog/mixed signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco delivers a full TCAD-to-signoff flow for vertical markets including: displays; power electronics; optical devices radiation and soft error reliability and advanced CMOS process and IP development. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to bring superior products to market at reduced cost and in the shortest of tie. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has a global presence with offices located in North America, Japan and Asia.

Near Field Solutions

NFS are specialists in the design, development and implementation of Near Field Communications (NFC), Bluetooth, Smart and Printed Electronics: helping its clients create market leading products and solutions.

Mercian Labels Group

Mercian Labels™ is an award winning manufacturer of custom printed self adhesive labels, cartoons and security seals.

Andrews & Wykeham

Andrews & Wykeham specialise in the development of novel security technologies and solutions including products for secure identification, track-and-trace, banknote and document security, and revenue and brand protection.

British Printing Industry Federation

BPIF is the UK’s principle business support organisation representing the print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry.

University of Kent

The Functional Materials Group and the Antennas Group at the University of Kent provide expertise in high frequency thin magnetic screens and printed RFID antenna design.


Hasbro is a global company committed to creating the World’s Best Play Experiences by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH, TRANSFORMERS and premier partner brands.