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Research Opportunities

Our Innovation team work with Greater Manchester based businesses to identify and overcome barriers to innovation and achieve growth through collaboration. 

The Innovation team help businesses unlock access to a wealth of know-how, skills or facilities in research and technology organisations through their extensive knowledge networks. 

To find out more get in touch via this email: bghinnovation@growthco.uk 

Here are some of the areas we are currently seeking support with.

Project Brief: Browser-based GUI for C++ automated audio mixing software (MIXaiR).

Date Published: 15/07/2024

Closing Date: 29/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Scoping and market analysis to inform development of a sustainability module for existing platform aimed at the fashion and apparel sector

Date Published: 15/07/2024

Closing Date: 29/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Create a dry solution to replace the current water-based cleaning solution. Dry solution to be mixed with water by consumer - Save in CO2 emissions and use of plastics

Date Published: 12/07/2024

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

 

Project Brief: AI powered Medical Mining Software that generates insight from clinician’s niche interests and builds future medical collaboration opportunities.

Date Published: 11/07/2024

Closing Date: 25/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Prototype development, CFD modelling and evaluation of energy efficiency device.

Date Published: 27/06/2024   

Closed

 

Project Brief: Utilising AI to revolutionise how digital evidence is presented in criminal trials.

Date Published: 17/06/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Music-tech development of innovative beat-matching consumer electronic device that enhances music instrument and music production learning.

Date Published: 14/05/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Recycling post manufacturing waste into packaging

Date Published: 08/05/2024    

Closed  

 

Project Brief: Research study to better understand why the levels of home self-building in the UK are low compared with levels in other European countries such as Holland

Date Published: 03/04/2024    

Closed 

 

Project Brief: Comparative study to evaluate success of foster children in culturally matched vs 
culturally unmatched care.

Date Published: 26/04/2024    

Closed 

 

Project Brief: Research into the effectiveness of the Life Skills Framework

Date Published: 30/11/2023    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Ionic thruster feasibility study for applications in air assisted fume cupboards, with initial designs.

Date Published: 25/10/2023    

Closed 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Brief: Development of an AI powered social media marketing companion for busy small businesses.

Date Published: 12/07/2024

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Energy conservation utilising existing Neronis smart building software and Integration into Plug Sockets

Date Published: 12/07/2024

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Using Images Captured by UAVs in Agricultural Field R&D, to Drive Innovation and Discovery.

Date Published: 09/07/2024

Closing Date: 23/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Introduction of acoustic materials into light fitting design which can aid the reduction of acoustic disturbance in the work environment.

Date Published: 21/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Identifying Carbon Efficiencies in Road Sweeping Waste Management

Date Published: 22/04/2024

Closed

 

 

 

 

Project Brief: Reducing single use plastic through a connected ecosystem of bottle filling stations, integrating dispenser hardware into retail loyalty systems

Date Published: 16/07/2024

Closing Date: 30/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Ndewo - The development of a financial health technology platform/service for “Credit Invisibles” to allow access to essential credit and financial services when they move to a new country.

Date Published: 15/07/2024

Closing Date: 29/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Integration of AI Speech-to-Text (Speech Recognition) into Mindfulness Running App for Enhanced User Interaction.

Date Published: 15/07/2024

Closing Date: 29/07/2024

 

Project Brief: IoT Building Management for Net-Zero Goals

Date Published: 12/07/2024

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Market fit analysis for innovative photovoltaic window film

Date Published: 12/07/2024

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

 

Project Brief: AI generated social media marketing campaign development tool

Date Published: 11/07/2024

Closing Date: 25/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Development & research of a new treatment that resolves pressure in the feet  with potential to save money in NHS settings & give the general public long  term relief from painful problems

Date Published: 09/07/2024

Closing Date: 23/07/2024

 

Project Brief: A mobile ‘phone app to reward habits, through dynamic pricing and known proximity

Date Published: 04/07/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Design, development and delivery of a data strategy to measure customer value delivery metrics for a mobile application to improve mental health and wellbeing

Date Published: 15/03/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of data rich user area for intuitive product guidance and reporting of system usage

Date Published: 18/12/2023

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of creative writing area for inclusion a bibliotherapy web service

Date Published: 13/12/2023

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of AI driven tool providing commodity pricing and guidance

Date Published: 05/12/2023

Closed

Project Brief: AI-Integrated eQMS Solution for Small-Medium Life Science Organisations

Date Published: 16/07/2024

Closing Date: 30/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Product Development – AI integration into App

Date Published: 16/07/2024

Closing Date: 30/07/2024

 

Project Brief: NEXUS – Foundational AI

Date Published: 16/07/2024

Closing Date: 30/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Construction material reuse in the community app

Date Published: 15/07/2024

Closing Date: 29/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Development of an integrated AI solution to leverage an automatic speech recognition model to aid audio industry compliance.

Date Published: 11/07/2024

Closing Date: 25/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Development of a proprietary, applied-AI tool to replace a manual vetting process, converting structured and unstructured data to derive a ‘score’.

Date Published: 09/07/2024

Closing Date: 23/07/2024

 

Project Brief: AI quality and defect inspection of patterned glass.

Date Published: 09/07/2024

Closing Date: 23/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Design and Development of Collaber Connect Manufacturers Portal.

Date Published: 04/07/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Enhancing DevCheck, their developer vetting system into an AI-driven job compatibility scoring system by utilising academic principles in data science.

Date Published: 28/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Delivery journey planner for the distribution of ‘grow and care’ supplies to sports grounds in remote locations, using AI and what3words.

Date Published: 26/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Applying AI To Drive Employee Advocacy on LinkedIn.

Date Published: 20/06/2024 

Closed

 

Project Brief: Ai Fan Intelligence platform development.

Date Published: 20/06/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Stage 2 development of FunARK, an idea generating mobile platform application for the education sector. Development to include the integration of AI and a range of user features to enhance functionality and user experience.

Date Published: 17/06/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: The opportunity to expand the capabilities of AI through further development of the PR Mastery App.

Date Published: 03/06/2024    

Closed  

 

Project Brief: Utilising AI to generate marketing strategies for podcasts

Date Published: 08/05/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Air flow performance measurement system.

Date Published: 30/04/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of an interactive AI tool for clients to interpret existing form behaviour data.

Date Published: 29/04/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: AI tool for coordination of services to apartments ceiling voids. Considering optimisation of materials and including design parameters.

Date Published: 29/04/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Designing and prototyping the new smart system to relay the fire data along with input into design of a part built impregnating machine.

Date Published: 26/04/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Redevelopment of non-alcoholic botanical aperitif recipe for scaling and 
manufacture

Date Published: 04/04/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Finalising the MVP of AI/AR healthcare digital ecosystem which focuses on 
respiratory solutions

Date Published: 08/03/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of an App, incorporating AI to support the business with real 
time engineer reporting and management of sites for Non Destructive Testing 
results

Date Published: 08/03/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Design a next generation LiDAR technology-based detector system to sense 
specified objects in a pre-defined detection area, utilising AI data analysis

Date Published: 08/03/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Design and manufacture of a new high performance innovative helmet to meet the increasing demands of a cross section of emergency services, rescue, Military, and sports end users globally.

Date Published: 08/03/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Integration of AI into a quality management software system to aid with the accuracy of the software and increase efficiencies and productivity.

Date Published: 05/03/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: ThermaSkirt Designer AI- Instant Heating Design Engineer

Date Published: 23/02/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of AI data processing cloud-based database – highlighting carbon savings and key metrics to clients. 

Date Published: 20/02/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of conveyor belt survey tool, database and AI data processing app to reduce wastage and increase recycling rates within the industry.

Date Published: 20/02/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of software to monitor movement and activities of patients, and enable vulnerable people to remotely control appliances in their homes independently.

Date Published: 15/02/2024    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of conveyor belt splicing machinery with carbon impact considerations.

Date Published: 27/11/2023    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Computer modelling for converting gravity/tidal variation/water flow into air flow to power wind turbines and generate electricity.

Date Published: 24/10/2023    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Mindar, AI mental Fitness Platform 

Date Published: 16/07/2024

Closing Date: 30/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Validation and testing of product to obtain the U-value

Date Published: 12/07/2024

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Testing the durability difference between polypropylene shoe covers, recycled PP shoe covers vs CPE shoe covers

Date Published: 09/07/2024

Closing Date: 23/07/2024

 

Project Brief: ND Axon’s Employment Passport.  Finalisation of a healthcare and human resource platform that supports and facilitates neurodiversity in the workplace

Date Published: 03/07/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Accreditation of Net Zero high fire performance cladding panels from 100% post-consumer waste polymers using novel compatibilizers

Date Published: 11/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Really Focussed - An always on and capable AI powered personal assistant
for businesses that knows their work inside and out

Date Published: 03/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Clinical validation of a whole blood assay for early identification and quantification of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) biomarkers

Date Published: 29/04/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Bio-mechanical assessment of a new fitness accessory which prevents injury and makes certain exercises easier and more efficient. The bio-mechanical assessment will be used as evidence of its safety benefits

Date Published: 06/03/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Rapid batch production of fire-retardant insulation foams

Date Published: 01/03/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: User Testing in Laboratory Environment for New Recruitment Application

Date Published: 30/11/2023

Closed

 

Project Brief: Develop a coating for graphene wastewater technology with integrity testing.

Date Published: 06/11/2023

Closed

 

Project Brief: Accurate measurement of free Formaldehyde concentration in complex solutions 

Date Published: 09/10/2023    

Closed

 

Project Brief: Explore 3D scanning options to support and assist the development of new products.

Date Published: 15/07/2024

Closing Date: 29/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Development of an immersive storytelling platform to capture the emotional connection of a place, the “Place Feel.

Date Published: 09/07/2024

Closing Date: 23/07/2024

 

Project Brief: Data capture & analysis of bolt forging process which utilises induction heating to manufacture a range of metal fasteners and bolts.

Date Published: 24/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: CO2 Fire Extinguisher Recycling System.

Date Published: 01/07/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Development of Novel Growth Factor-Based Wound-Healing Therapeutics

Date Published: 04/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Paragon lightweight rain jacket– Supporting the manufacture and launch of a technical cycling clothing range using a new extremely lightweight waterproof fabric made from recycled polyester

Date Published: 03/06/2024

Closed

 

Project Brief: Design, build and implementation of a warehouse management system with full ecommerce capabilities. A business overview of processes, implementing best practices, whilst delivering and documenting standard operating procedures.

Date Published: 16/04/2024

Closed