Fact sheet

Why STFC?

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) offers a wide range of specialist technical and business support services to accelerate the growth of high-tech SMEs.

As one of the largest multidisciplinary science organisations world-wide, we keep the UK at the forefront of international science research and technology development and use this knowledge and expertise to benefit industry.

Our technologies
Available technologies
25
Technology transfers last year
2
Our experience
Years as UK Broker
9
Technology transfers completed
18
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About STFC

Our mission is to maximise the impact of our knowledge, skills, facilities and resources for the benefit of the UK. One of the many ways we do this is by supporting high-tech entrepreneurs and SMEs, ensuring that their bright business ideas turn into successful market realities through a range of innovation opportunities, initiatives and collaborations.
 

Our technologies

Ready to take off

Events

Advanced Engineering 2018

31 October 2018

ESA Technology Transfer will be exhibiting at the 10th anniversary edition of Advanced Engineering on 31st October – 1st November 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham. 

Success Story

Fresher Fruit with Space Science

23 March 2018

Every year millions of tonnes of food are thrown away due to spoilage caused by microorganisms such as moulds or yeasts. A new collaboration is helping to remove these threats using space plasma knowhow.