Companies that have already taken advantage of the NIBF include Plaxica, a spin-out company, from Imperial College London.
Both companies have used the NIBF to scale up their products without having to provide the initial outlay, helping to greatly speed up the process.
It's taken us seven years to get to this point which is typical for a company of our type," says Richard Wood chief executive of Coressance, a company that uses the NIBF
Mr Goodier said the Centre for Process Innovation''s NIBF facility strongly influenced the company''s decision to locate to Wilton.
We could have done it without NIBF -but it would have taken us a lot longer and cost us money that we haven''t got.
team is not only working with universities in the UK, but with 23 partners across Europe.
Operations manager Dr Jerry Cooper said that the NIBF
would work with a wide range of customers .
Speaking on a tour of NIBF
last week, he said the centre would act as a catalyst to catapult bright ideas into the money-spinning arena of commerce.
adds to the CPI's growing portfolio of technology bases, which include the UK's flagship Printable Electronics Technology Centre (PETEC) in Sedgefield.
- National Industrial Biotechnology Facility - might look like something from Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, but its groundbreaking work could change global manufacturing forever.
And Tees Valley continues to develop as a base for advanced manufacturing The Centre for Process Innovation's NIBF
-National Industrial Biotechnology Facility -at Wilton will bring in companies from around the world to speed up commercialisation of breakthrough green products, from perfume to next-generation biofuels.
The pounds 12m second phase of Centre for Process Innovation's NIBF
(National Industrial Biotechnology Facility) will bring in companies from around the world to speed up commercialisation of breakthrough green products, from perfume to next-generation biofuels.