Introduction

Product Manufacturing Incubator (PMI)

Providing a de-risked environment for businesses. 

If you would like our team to help your business or product develop, please complete the application form below.

The purpose of this application form is for us to learn a little more about you, your innovation and business and what type of support you'd like from the MTC.

It should take no more than 5 minutes to complete, then one of our Business Evaluators will be in contact with you.

 PMI Application Form

The MTC’s Product Manufacturing Incubator is a hub of innovation, set up to support businesses and bring ideas to market. This unique technology and manufacturing incubation centre provides up-and-coming entrepreneurs, start-ups and businesses with the expertise, tools and space to develop their product in a de-risked environment.

With support from the MTC we work collaboratively with you to determine the support you need in order to progress through your journey de-risking the development of your concept into a manufacturable product.

We see ourselves as a de-risking accelerator for SMEs and other companies who wish to manufacture their first 1 to 100 market seeding products.

We support entrepreneurs, start-ups and businesses across three stages: 

  • Discovery
  • Concept
  • Product Maturity

Working with us we can provide you with: 

  • Flexible manufacturing production
  • Outsourced manufacturing R&D
  • Serviced office space
  • Consultancy service to optimise prototype designs and then manufacture and commercialise products
  • Business and technical mentorship
  • Access to up to 50% REACH match funding (only applicable to SMEs)

Want to find out more? Click here to view our case studies.

Being involved in a team with diverse skills and working on far-reaching projects gives me enthusiasm to come to work and surpass my own personal expectations.

Keith Lorenz
Research Engineer, Net Shape Manufacturing