Caparo Innovation Centre

Winners of a prestigious Lord Stafford Award for Open Collaboration, the Caparo Innovation Centre (CIC) is at the heart of our innovation-focused commercial services. The Centre, a joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and steel multinational Caparo plc, was established in early 2003.

The Centre is a dedicated industry-facing team, which offers an extensive portfolio of services to support businesses engaged with new product introduction.

These services include:

  • objective new product/service evaluations an important part of the Stage-Gate product innovation process
  • intellectual property audits
  • technology scouting service
  • collation and analysis of technical and commercial data to support the business case for new products/services.

If you would like further information relating to our commercial services, please contact Andrew Pollard on tel: 1902 321763 or email: a.pollard@wlv.ac.uk