Since its inception in 2011, the HVM Catapult has established itself as the ‘go-to’ place for advanced manufacturing technology. Working with thousands of clients on thousands of projects, we have developed unique insights into manufacturing in the UK and have been central to many of the principal developments which will shape its future.

The companies we work with tell us that, with our support, they have been able to:

  • Accelerate product and process development
  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce costs
  • Reduce carbon emissions and harm to the environment
  • Secure employment
  • Develop their workforce
  • Strengthen their financial position

An independent retrospective evaluation of our performance from 2011 to 2016 found that “the HVM Catapult has effectively supported firms to ‘bridge the gap’ between research and commercial exploitation” and concluded that the overall impact of our work was likely to be “very substantial.