METRC is a centre specialising in nanotechnology, science and engineering research and applying this to industry.
We pool expertise from universities across the North of England to help you to accelerate the development of new products and processes.
What can we do for you?
We can make it easy for you to work with universities, helping you to:
- develop new innovative products and processes
- reduce your time to market
- find experts to solve your problems
- access new technology developments
How we do this
We have a dedicated knowledge transfer team that can support your company in the following ways:
- Fund collaborative, translational research and innovation projects between SMEs (and in certain circumstances large companies) with our universities*
- Provide a free, independent brokerage service for all companies to access the expertise of some of the UK’s leading academics across the North of England
- Support industry and our academics to exploit existing ideas and research projects
* Projects can only be funded with the universities of Bradford, Durham, Newcastle and Sheffield.