IBioIC's Scale Up Accelerator Funding


This open call for projects gives SMEs, companies or academica the unique opportunity to develop, optimise and scale-up their bioprocesses in partnership with our Scale-Up Team, utilising specialist equipment within our Bioprocessing Scale-Up Centres at Heriot Watt University and the University of Strathclyde.


The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) supports industry by accelerating and de-risking commercialisation to bring new biotechnology processes and products to the global market. 

Our Bioprocessing Scale-Up Centres offer access to a wide range of fermentation technologies and services from small scale culture to pilot scale production, process optimisation, downstream processing and data analysis. Expert advice is readily available from our on-site team to assist with all aspects of your project from development of work programmes to full technical delivery.

Project Criteria 

Expression of Interest

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How to Enter

SMEs should complete the Scale-Up Accelerator Expression of Interest and submit by email to neil.renault@ibioic.com