Joint industry projects

A way to address your immediate challenges.

Develop or scale-up your technology, product or process; bring a new concept to reality or accelerate your idea to market.

Our Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) are match-funded projects with clear actions involving one or more companies in collaboration with iCAST.

Framed and developed with iCAST support, JIPs are designed to be agile and flexible, and will be delivered with dedicated technical and business resources from iCAST and its partners. 

Proof-of-principle, scale-up or feasibility studies

Low-barrier, flexible investment in collaborative R&D

Access to high-end research facilities

Fast-track access to expertise and funding

Dedicated technical support for you project and exclusive access to results

Business support


JIPs are industry led and driven R&D projects at a later stage of commercialisation, such as proof-of-principle, proof-of-concept or feasibility studies.

JIPs are match-funded projects that can be met in cash or in kind, designed to be delivered in 2-12 months.

The application process to get involved in JIPs is designed to be flexible. If you have a proposal and would like to discuss whether we can work together, please get in touch using our contact form


Tap into the expertise, facilities and networks of a partnership created to help you bring innovation in sustainable technologies to market. 

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