Catapult centres

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Catapult centres are organisations set up by Innovate UK (previously the Technology Strategy Board) in the United Kingdom to promote research and development through business-led collaboration between scientists and engineers to exploit market opportunities.[1][2][3]


ULTra at Heathrow Airport, an example of an autonomous vehicle
The National Composites Centre at the Bristol and Bath Science Park

Current centres:


Each Catapult centre is expected to raise funds equally from three sources: business-funded R&D contracts; collaborative applied R&D projects from UK and Europe (H2020), funded jointly by the public and private sectors, also won competitively; and core UK public funding.


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