MSC R&D Blog

Because of the specialised knowledge required to make a R&D Tax Credit claim, many companies use an advisor. The choice of such an advisor is very important as there exists wide variations in fees, service levels and competency.

Banks, Venture Capitalists  & Private Equity companies. Are you seeking to: De-risk technology investments? Increase potential for higher yield returns?

Whilst Horizon Europe has received a positive response in some quarters, several interest groups across Europe are not happy.  MEPs have already voiced concern that the programme is not big enough for Europe to address global challenges.

If you own your commercial premises or have incurred investment on a leased property in recent years, then PEFFs is a term you may grow to know and love.

The digital transformation of EU business and society presents enormous growth potential for Europe. According to The Digital Transformation Scoreboard 2018, recently published by the European Commission, the United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark and Luxembourg are the most digitally-aware European countries.

According to the European Commission Horizon 2020 is an international R&D programme and almost all countries are eligible to participate.  The programme is open to all “natural bodies”, a term meaning that any legally recognised entity can participate; thus individuals, SMEs, charities, foundations and corporate bodies are all eligible to […]

Whether you’re 7 years old and getting help with your homework, desperate for independence and making use of the bank of Mum & Dad, or sitting on the Board of Directors and drawing on third party specialists: there’s nothing wrong with accepting assistance.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) have been helping companies innovate and grow in the UK for the last four decades – but there are still many businesses yet to explore the huge benefits it can deliver. Part-funded by a grant, the KTP scheme supports UK companies to engage with universities and […]

The first in a series of articles on Quality by MSC R&D’s Quality Manager, Nick Lawrence, looks at the benefits of introducing Risk as part of ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9001 sets out the principles for a quality management system, it can be used by any organisation, SME or International operating […]

Photonics is the science and technology of generating, guiding, manipulating, amplifying and detecting light. A vision paper ‘Europe’s Age of Light’ published by Photonics21 sets out a new strategy for the future of European photonics highlighting this technology as a key funding priority. The document outlines how leadership in photonics […]