Innovation is at the core of everything we do.
MSIP is a place where innovation is nurtured, your ideas can thrive, and collaboration opportunities are plentiful.
If you have an exciting new innovative project looking for a home, that is focused on sustainable mobility or decarbonisation, we would love to hear from you.
We offer an innovation programme that has been shaped to support the development and delivery of product and service innovation across the sustainable mobility and decarbonisation sectors.
We facilitate collaborative partnerships between Universities, companies and other organisations.
Our Innovation Challenges support the delivery of the Scottish Government’s Net Zero targets by identifying relevant issues within industry and engaging with companies to develop and deliver solutions to these issues.
Our MSIP Accelerator* is targeted at ambitious early-stage companies and entrepreneurs, offering each cohort an intensive period of business support based in an incubator environment.
Our focus on sustainable mobility and decarbonisation allows us to offer companies access to our extensive network which can provide a wide range of opportunities including innovation funding and investment opportunities.
*The MSIP Accelerator is part funded by Scottish Enterprise.
Our Innovation Campus provides an exciting and varied environment for industry, academia and government to come together, to progress the just transition to net zero.
Our Innovation Hub will be located at the centre of the Innovation Parc, creating a focus of collaborative activity. It will offer core facilities including hot desks, flexible meeting and events space, design labs, a digital suite, demonstration space and a range of business support services.
The Innovation Labs at MSIP will offer 14 labs starting at 80m2. Designed for short-term, flexible project use, they offer shared amenities and collaborative spaces for meeting and relaxing.
An additional Makerspace will offer basic workshop amenities for tenants in the Innovation Labs.
The Fulhame Building is a development of six industrial units for light manufacturing, offering space for companies looking to take their first step into an industrial unit with ambitions to growth.
We understand how critical access to innovation funding and investment support is for companies to take an idea through the technology and manufacturing readiness levels.
We can connect you to relevant funding and investment, that will allow you to develop your product and technology further and quicker.
We’ve collated a list of current funding opportunities, which you can access here.
If you would like to find out more please contact us at [email protected].
Our MSIP Innovation Challenges offer an open and easy to enter process, where innovative and ambitious companies can submit a potential solution to a Challenge placed by us.
Companies are encouraged to work collaboratively and to make use of our Innovation Labs.
The first MSIP Innovation Challenge launched 6th of July 2021.
Applications for our second Innovation Challenge are now closed. Successful candidates will be announced soon.
Cohort 3 of the MSIP Accelerator began in October 2022. Cohort 3 participants are:
Kinetic Hydro Ltd – River turbines that are reliable and easy to use for off-grid communities.
Láidir Circular Mobility Ltd – Láidir Circular Mobility is focussing on enabling a circular bioeconomy energy and materials future for global off road vehicle, van and medium to heavy truck markets.
Tronius Ltd – EV technologies and Renewable Energy Management Solutions.
Shakey Robotics Innovators Ltd – A company formed to create, develop and spin out bespoke technology solutions which accelerate the maritime sectors drive towards Net Zero by 2040.
Myriad Wind Energy Systems Ltd – designing the next generation of high-performance wind turbines.
CalPac Resources Limited (previously Neocycl UK Ltd) – We are a green metals technology company producing refined non-ferrous metals from scrap with zero carbon emissions.
Carruthers Renewables Ltd – Low Head Hydropower to Decarbonise the Global North and Electrify the Global South.
dpSun Ltd / IC2EV – Sustainable Electrification IC2EV is a project developed by dpSun to transform a combustion vehicle into a 100% electric vehicle, taking a polluting and long-lived vehicle such as a motorhome off the streets by incorporating the latest technology and a new e-Brain control unit, Reborn Electric.
4SB – A solution for city living electric car owners with limited access to roadside and overnight charging: an attachable, swappable ‘top-up’ battery. 4SB provides a solution for city living electric car owners with limited access to roadside and overnight charging: an attachable, swappable ‘jerry can’ battery.
ThermaFY Eco Solutions – ThermaFY offers the first holistic approach to improving the efficiency of heating systems and delivering a journey to net zero for individual homes.
Vahanomy Ltd – Vahanomy provides B2B AI-driven solutions to accelerate the rollout of the EV charging infrastructure through a location data analysis tool and marketplace for the EV charging infrastructure ecosystem.
HANA (Electric Motion) Ltd – Developing innovative solutions for ultra rapid EV charging in rural and semi-rural locations.
Our second MSIP Accelerator programme concluded in Autumn 2021. Cohort 2 participants were:
Bounce – SOFTWARE
Electric vehicle solution provider
Boxergy – HARDWARE/SOFTWARE
Smart energy system
Caigan Vehicle Technologies – HARDWARE
Fleet vehicle conversion to zero emissions
City Q – HARDWARE
Car-eBike platform – an ebike and a “micro car”
Cyclopic – HARDWARE
Zero emission mobility platform technology
Danu Robotics – HARDWARE
Robotics for waste management
DCarbon – HARDWARE
Decarbonisation of existing home heating
ELE Group – CONSULTANCY
Kottackal /GreenPoint – SOFTWARE
QuickBlock Ltd – HARDWARE
Flat-packed, 100% recycled, rapid assembly building blocks. No tools or skills required
TraPar – SOFTWARE
Zero emission travel vehicle booking system
Our first MSIP Accelerator programme concluded in Spring 2021. Cohort 1 participants were:
Frisco E-Bikes – HARDWARE
Ebike and Solar Docking Station
Genista Energy – HARDWARE
Design/installation of custom battery systems
Intra-Drive – HARDWARE
E-bike powertrain technology with combined gearbox and motor mid-drive system
LIND Products – HARDWARE
A unique energy storage and heating solution
PowerCircle – SOFTWARE
New social Energy Service Company (esco) and Virtual Power Plant (VPP)
Power to go Hydro – HARDWARE
SolarisKit – HARDWARE
Flat-packable solar thermal collector
Zuos – SOFTWARE
Smart local energy systems for a low carbon future.
At MSIP, we have built an environment for collaboration between industry and academia to happen. You can test and build on new ideas, research and develop emerging technologies, and grow your business.
We are connected to world leading institutions including the University of St Andrews, the University of Dundee and Abertay University.
Those located at MSIP will have access to our partners and collaborators across academic institutions, industry groups and other innovation centres, creating opportunities to work together towards a common goal.
Based at MSIP, LOCATE is an ambitious project delivered by key partners including Transport Scotland, the University of St Andrews and Strathclyde University.
The LOCATE facility will support heavy duty vehicle platform testing and innovation, particularly around hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric powertrains.
Specialising in making sustainable heavy-duty vehicles more efficient, it demonstrates strong collaboration between government, business and universities to decarbonise the transport system.