The 'Britest project' began in 1998 as a joint industry/academic collaborative research programme funded by the UK Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Partners in the project were drawn from a number of leading UK fine chemical / pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions.
The aim of the project was to establish collaborative thinking on radical new process design methodologies that could lead to greater process understanding and drive significant improvements in sustainable manufacturing.
Outputs from this collaborative project generated a set of innovative tools and methodologies to analyse product development and manufacturing processes in order to show where and how major improvements could be made.
- retain and mange the intellectual property emanating from the project
- enable partners to further develop outputs and ensure effective deployment of learning into their organisations.
Since 2001, Britest has evolved from a small UK-based company to a leading international authority on process innovation with members drawn from a diverse range of global industry sectors and academic institutions.
All our members have access to the Britest IP covering a range of tools and methodologies (as well as knowledge and enabling skills) generated via unique collaborations amongst members - based on mutual trust and respect.