Services designed to accelerate innovation
We are a cutting-edge innovation consultancy dedicated to advancing the field of nonwovens through innovation, research, and market intelligence. Our mission is to provide our clients with the tools and knowledge they need to stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly evolving industry.
Our whole company is designed to support industry to:
Develop commercially viable products
Identify new market opportunities
Provide world leading scientific advisory services
Our Core Services
& Technical Consultancy
With world-class expertise and complete pilot-scale prototyping capability, NIRI exploits fibre and material science, as well as process engineering to design, develop, scale-up and validate nonwoven and fibre products.
Advanced Materials Development
We have a specialist in-house team that focuses on advancing the material properties and functionalities of nonwovens, fibres, binders and coatings through reformulation, characterisation and product development.
& Strategic Advice
We help organisations stay ahead of the competition and make informed decisions about market and product development, diversification and capital equipment investment by providing bespoke market insights and strategic advice.
At NIRI, we believe that collaboration is the key to innovation. That’s why we work closely with our customers and industry partners to develop new ideas and solutions and stay at the forefront of the nonwovens industry. Our services and business models are designed to complement your team, build robust and transparent relationships and deliver business growth for your organisation. NIRI has four business models that can be tailored to your unique requirements:
Tailored fee-for-service R&D projects, market studies and training packages.
Continual access to our world leading expertise and prototyping facilities via an annual contract. We assign an Innovation Partner to act as a conduit between our organisations
Prototyping & Testing
Our highly experienced production team can assist customers in pilot scale prototyping and testing
IP Licence & Sale
Development and commercialisation of our own IP, which is available for licence or sale. We also collaborate with partners to develop, fund and commercialise their initial ideas
VP Global Marketing, $5.2 Bn Company
“NIRI has an extensive array of services that complement our R&D capability. They have helped us identify new opportunities and then transition our ideas into full working products”
Unmet need analysis
New material evaluation
Proof of concept
Validation & supporting data
Industrial problem solving