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Continual Access to our World-class Facilities & Expertise

The NIRI Accelerator is an agile and collaborative approach to fast tracking innovation and getting your product to market quicker

With the global recruitment challenge, often companies see this as an alternative way of resourcing with the added benefit of complete prototyping facilities and instant expertise without the need for training

Extend your
R&D capability
and boost output

Access 40+
leading textile
scientists and

Access NIRI’s world class prototyping and analytical facilities

Manage multiple projects and programmes concurrently

Expert support from concept through development to commercialisation

Value pricing


We assign an Innovation Partner to complement your development teams to accelerate your projects to faster completion


Continual access via the Innovation Partner to NIRI’s full Innovation Team & world-class facilities


Agreed annual budget, invoiced monthly for work completed

“The NIRI Accelerator got our products to market faster.”

CEO, FTSE 100 company

“NIRI helps us turn ideas into sales faster.”

R&D Director, FTSE 100 Company

“NIRI has the abilities and the facilities that we do not.”

R&D Director of 2.5B company

Through the cost of one single employee, we can offer continual access to over 40 of NIRI’s world-class scientists with specific nonwoven development experience and our world-leading facilities

Cost of single employee

Continual access to 40+ world-class scientists

Continual access to world-leading facilities

Example Innovation Partner

Dr. Clement Denis

Team Leader – Innovation Scientist

While at NIRI, Clément has lead multiple R&D teams and programmes for many innovation leaders. He has a PhD in Materials Chemistry from University College London, which is one of the world’s best universities. His PhD thesis focused on the synthesis of nanomaterials and the control of their morphology using continuous hydrothermal reactors

He obtained a Materials Engineering degree from Université de Technologie de Troyes (France) and an MSc in Microsystems and Nanotechnology from Cranfield University

Prior to joining NIRI, Clément worked for industry in R&D roles, gaining experience in scale-up, process improvement and introduction of new products to manufacturing lines

Dr. Clement Denis

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