I-Form has over 50 PhD and postdoctoral researchers across seven research intensive institutions, all of whom are carrying out cutting edge research in the fields of materials processing and the digitalisation of manufacturing.

There are many ways for companies to interact with I-Form to pursue research. These projects can vary in scale from a single PhD student to a team of researchers.

I-Form is very well networked nationally and internationally, and there are several funding mechanisms available for the Centre to work with industry, including, but not limited to:

We have expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts for all types of Intellectual Property and funding arrangements.

Our Centre Manager John Oliver and our Grants Manager Sophie O’Kelly can work closely with you in exploring options and drafting project proposals and contracts so please do get in touch.