Get Smart with GISMO

Greater Innovation for Smarter Materials Optimisation (GISMO) provides cutting-edge ideas and solutions to put businesses in Cheshire and Warrington ahead of the curve in the use, design and manufacture of materials.

It gives you fully-funded access to the experts in the Materials Science Institute at Lancaster University who will help you to find the right solution and guide you through implementing it. 

GISMO is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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Use GISMO to:

  • Improve the quality and effectiveness of your products and processes.
  • Find new materials and formulations for your products
  • Test and develop materials, your ideas and products
  • Trial new technologies and processes
  • Develop and build prototypes
  • Understand developments in materials science

Tell us about your materials challenge and let our experts help you to deal with it.

If you want to put your materials, products and processes to the test, we will carry out a free assessment for you. 

Events

GISMO runs a range of workshops and events focusing on advances in materials science and how they can benefit you and your business. 

Find out more on our Events page.

Chemicals Northwest Breakfast Networking
Thursday 14th January 2021

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Coatings – we’ve got it covered
Friday 5th February 2021

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Keep up to date with all of the latest news and events from the GISMO team.

Find out how GISMO can help you to improve your designs, products and processes in these three areas:

Boost your Business

By working with GISMO, you can:

  • Commercialise your ideas
  • De-risk research and development
  • Improve time-to-market
  • Reduce development costs
  • Improve the functionality of your products
  • Scale-up or re-organise production
  • Re-purpose manufacturing processes
  • Improve the reliability and performance of your products and processes
  • Reduce manufacturing costs
  • Develop and diversify your products-base
  • Discover and exploit new markets and business opportunities
  • Find design and manufacturing partners
  • Connect to funding sources for further research and development
ERDF, Northern Powerhouse and Materials Science Institute logos

GISMO is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Get in Touch

Ask for more information about GISMO, or tell us about the materials challenge with which you want help. One of our experts will get back to you.

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