The activities of the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC) at the University of Manchester generate impact from its research activities through knowledge transfer to industry. This is exemplified by:
Enabled UK SME ACAL Energy, through technology transfer and development, to create in excess of 20 jobs, raise £15m of venture capital investment to develop their FlowCath® fuel-cell technology.
Enabled UK SME Byotrol, through improved understanding to develop novel anti-microbial technology which has been licensed to global fast moving consumer goods companies with sales of £2.19m per annum.
Provision of research-based training in the field of printed electronics and sensors to over 250 people from 2008 onwards.