MSC R&D were delighted to launch our exciting new award at the recent FD Centre conference – The MSC R&D Client Impact Award.

The Prime Minister has announced £1 billion in funding for new efforts to tackle the climate emergency prior to the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York. During the UN general assembly, the prime minister will commit £1bn in funding for UK inventors for high-tech initiatives in fields such as renewable […]

R&D is about turning money into knowledge – Innovation is about turning that knowledge into a successful business model. That is why successful innovators not only look to create technology disruption, but also customer experience disruption.

When it comes to R&D Tax Credits, rather than attempting to prepare their claim themselves, many companies use their accountant or an advisor. WHY do you do this? – because you perceive, rightly so, that R&D Tax Credits is a complex area requiring both technical expertise and an in-depth understanding of the rules in order […]

The availability of capital for the technology companies in the UK is a shot in the arm for the concept of the UK as a “trading nation”.

Are you often inclined to respond to your R&D Tax Credit advisor in this positive manner?

What is innovation? The term is often confused with invention, a new idea verified by test or experimentation. In contrast, the best definition of innovation I have seen is: “an idea successfully delivered into the market” .

19 Aug

Flying Circus

The spread of innovation around the world can be very rapid, a new mobile phone with novel features will be available across the globe in a matter of months.  There is a global market for innovation.  That said, there are significant differences in markets around the world.

Boris Johnson’s recent announcement setting out his vision to cement UK as a science superpower, included some timely and reassuring words about the UK’s commitment to not only retaining and attracting world-class scientific talent, but also to continuing and increasing R&D funding support.

When organisations discuss the benefits of smarter working, the focus is usually on how internal teams collaborate with each other.