The Innovations Technology Access Centre (I-TAC) accelerates business growth through flexible and easy access to world class facilities, expertise and support.
This award winning facility operates at both national science and innovations campuses at Sci-Tech Daresbury and Harwell Oxford. As part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), I-TAC acts as a gateway to STFC’s world leading research, innovation and skills.
Facilities: Enabling flexible access to high specification equipment and laboratory space alongside the world class science of STFC, ESA and CERN.
Expertise: Providing specialist multidisciplinary support from technical staff and extensive network of academic and industry experts
Support: Offering a unique open innovation environment and a dedicated business support network covering finance and intellectual property.
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Companies at I-TAC are leading the way in surface coating, wafer bonding, micro-fabrication, and many more innovative technologies. This is possible through flexible access to our clean rooms, wet chemistry laboratories and our advanced engineering capabilities.
Energy and environment
I-TAC’s cutting-edge materials science research and development facilities are helping companies to meet global energy challenges. Thanks to the services and expertise at I-TAC, businesses are taking the lead with new technologies in photovoltaics, hydrogen storage, and anaerobic digestion.
STFC has a strong track record in environmental research: from atmospheric monitoring, to molecular contaminant analysis and computational modelling. Through STFC I-TAC is enabling companies to provide solutions to challenges in waste destruction, agriculture, bio-sustainability and much more.
I-TAC’s fully equipped biology labs provide sophisticated analytical equipment and Class II containment facilities. Tenants are currently focusing on antimicrobials, medical diagnostics and healthcare technology.
For more information about I-TAC contact the I-TAC Manager (email@example.com) on 01925 603614 or visit: