Science 2 Industry harnesses the combined powerhouses of the University of Birmingham, the Science and Technology Facilities Council and the Manufacturing Technology Centre to provide businesses across the Midlands access to cutting-edge science and technology, research and equipment.

Science 2 Industry’s purpose is to solve technical challenges for businesses based in the Midlands.

Funded by the Bridging for Innovators programme we have access to over 2,000 brilliant minds and some of the world’s best technical facilities, Science 2 Industry (S2I) can bring the deep expertise needed to solve technical problems faced by businesses.

S2I has a track record of working with SMEs to engage with leading scientists quickly to identify solutions. S2I works across all industrial sectors including but not limited to: Engineering and Manufacturing, Business, Professional and Financial services, Health and Life Sciences, Education, Transport and Logistics.

Bringing science to industry. Whilst today’s highly advanced scientific and technical landscape might seem daunting, its correct application becomes highly relevant in assisting industry to innovate, challenge, change, and push boundaries.

S2I is the Midlands centre for businesses to access the UK’s best science and technology.

*100% funding is available for eligible businesses. T&C’s apply.

Together with 2000 scientists, technologists and engineers you’ll have access to some of the most advanced equipment and expertise in the world, including:


The S2I team is ready and waiting to offer real collaboration and strategic focus to solve the technical challenges faced by your business.

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    The S2I project is funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council via the Bridging for Innovators programme. The project is housed and supported by the University of Birmingham. The Manufacturing Technology Centre is the University’s partner for this project.