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UK manufacturer of polymer surface coatings seeks collaborative partners to develop new solutions

Country of origin:
Country: 
UNITED KINGDOM
Opportunity:
External Id: 
TRUK20200110001
Published
10/01/2020
Last update
16/01/2020
Expiration date
16/01/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Coatings
Coatings and adhesives manufactures
Commodity chemicals and polymers
Polymer (plastics) materials
Manufacture of other chemical products n.e.c.
Other manufacturing n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
A UK polymer coating company who have 40 years experience of developing surface coatings solutions to meet the needs of clients across a variety of sectors are looking to work with collaborative partners to develop new products under technical co-operation agreement or on a joint venture basis to develop new and innovative coatings solutions.

Description

Description: 

The UK East of England polymer coating company, that has extensive technical expertise and experiencep of working in the surface coatings sector is seeking collaboration with suitable partners to develop new coatings and processes.
The company offers both chemical and environmental corrosion protection covering low friction, abrasion resistance, non-stick, thermally conductive and electrical ioslative coatings across the following sectors:
Aerospace
Automotive
Chemical
Electrical,
Metal fabrication
Food
Oil & Gas
Pharmaceutical
Whitegoods

The company work with businesses form the design stage in order to accurately meet the clients’ requirements thus ensuring accurate and cost effective surface technology to increase product life cycle and enhance functionality.

The company are seeking to continually improve process and add value to their clients. It already has established international clients and seeks to increase market share and turnover by establishing further connections.

Depending on the nature of the partner and the type of project which is agreed upon to implement the company is expecitng that the companies will collaborate together under either a technical co-operation agreements where both companies agree to undertake a particular aspect of a specific project to develop a new coating solution or a joint venture agreement where by the companies agreee at the outset the ownership of intellectual property and terms to work together to achieve a solution to identified coating issues in the sector with a view to bringing new products to market.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
Prospective partners should have experience of developing new coating technologies and work across a range of markets.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Prospective partners should be established companies that have experience of developing new coating technologies and work across a range of market sectors. The company is looking to work collaboratively either under a joint venture agreement where ownership of intellectual property is agreed at the outset and a strategy for the collaboration is agreed ahead of commercialisation or technical co-operation agreement whereby a partner will work upon one aspect of the development of a new coating product. The collaborative partner should be an established business or innovator with good connections into the coating sector or be part of the coating sector in their specific country.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,Inventor,R&D Institution,SME <10,251-500,SME 51-250,>500