How much could businesses grow if we could harness innovation to improve their current products; to improve reliability and reduce rejection rates; to improve the manufacturing speed or reduce manufacturing costs; to expand markets by proving performance in new specifications?
Materials & Manufacturing
Industrial Strategy sub challenge
It’s been over 160 years since Alexander Parkes created what many people regard to be the first thermoplastic, Parkesine, in Birmingham (that’s right – plastic is a UK innovation). Though Parkes himself never really achieved commercial success with his wonder …