RTC North is a mission led company specialising in helping organisations to innovate, compete and grow. Founded in 1989, our advisors have worked directly with over 20,000 small to medium businesses across the North of England helping them access new markets and commercialise new ideas from design to manufacture.
Our impact in numbers
- 33 years
- £80m + investment raised
- 2,500 new products and services to market
- 25,000 SMEs supported
- £25m Capital and revenue grants
- 30 Multi million projects delivered
- £200m funding for R&D
- 4000 ambassadors from business and industry
- £150 GVA increase
- 6,300 direct jobs created
Innovation: Services designed to stimulate design, innovation, creativity, enterprise and science appreciation. RTC North is a leading partner of Innovate UK in the North of England for Innovate UK EDGE.
Business Growth: Includes developing a vision, business model and the technical and financial resources required, IPR issues. In-depth support is provided to help businesses with market entry through joint ventures, acquisitions, licensing or setting up overseas subsidiaries.
Technology: Includes public and private funded projects to support all stages of the innovation cycle. Specific expertise lies in assisting companies to develop R&D strategies as well as management of IP and exploitation of R&D.