A case study with NextGen Clothing showing how the PAPI project helped NextGen Clothing innovate.
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A case study with York Probe Sources showing how the PAPI project helped York Probe Sources innovate.
At this stage, there are no case studies for the PAPI project as it has just started. However, many other companies have taken advantage of innovation funding to develop their business. Here's their story...
Revolutionising nanofiber filtration
A technical textile business using novel nanotechnology to develop high performance, recyclable textiles has benefited from capital funding from the Biorenewables Development Centre’s ERDF capital grants scheme.
Pets snaffling for more treats
Stunned by the explosive success of their luxury pet treats – made from locally sourced and animal welfare friendly products – the team behind The Innocent Pet Care Company found themselves running into capacity and product development constraints.
Helping green the energy market
Capital funding for one of the UK’s leading analytical testing service companies is not only enabling it to diversify into the rapidly expanding anaerobic digestion (AD) market, creating new jobs, but also promoting growth in this sector across the north of England.
Cashing in the chips
A family-owned landscaping company in East Yorkshire is turning a low-value by-product – wood chippings – into a higher value source of fuel, using a novel production process developed with the technical and financial support of the Biorenewables Development Centre
Innovation blog posts
Culture is the first place to start in innovation
“Culture can be a dirty word, but without the right behaviours and values, you can’t get change,” says Ian Graham, founder and innovation consultant of VIATIC consultancy in York.
Never shoot down an idea
Zetechtics is a great Yorkshire success story. The business is a global leader in producing innovative control systems for remote operated tooling for use deep under the ocean in the oil and gas sector.
Go back to Business basics to drive innovation
“You have got to embrace innovation,” says award-winning serial entrepreneur Jan Fletcher, OBE. “Innovation is the lifeblood of any successful business.”
Breaking into the major chains – adapting to fit customer needs
With the shrinking British summer, one Yorkshire ice cream maker needed an innovative solution to make sure it was fulfilling its potential and maximising production capacity rather than hibernating during the winter months.