METRC is a virtual lab pooling expertise from leading research centres at
Universities across the North of England. Our focus is on soft
nanotechnology and its applications in industry. Our target markets include
home and personal care, medicine and healthcare, and energy.
Many of our leading researchers are working on technology for the next
generation of medical devices from new materials for imaging technologies
through to targeted delivery of active materials.
Work with us to develop innovative new products and processes. We can
help reduce your time to market and gain access to new markets for your
Our combined strength means we can tackle challenges and capitalise on
opportunities beyond the scope of any one partner. We undertake fundamental
and applied R&D with our industry partners and help them to secure funding
for these purposes.
METRC Funding Call - Autumn 2009
The METRC Proof of Concept Call will open on September 1 2009 and close
on October 16 2009.
Projects between METRC's academic members and industry partners will be
Up to £50,000 funding available per project.
For more information please see the funding call flyer on our website here
Our academic partners
The universities involved are: Bradford, Durham, Lancaster, Leeds,
Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, and York.
METRC is funded by N8 Research Partnerships and The Northern Way.
Keywords: METRC, Academia, Research, Development, Collaboration, Funding,
Medical Device, Imaging, Drug Delivery, Healthcare, Medicines, Sensors.
Molecular Engineering, Soft Nanotechnology, Industry, University