18th September 2019: SGF presents Air, Surface and Subsurface Hardware Equipment

This event is kindly sponsored by Korec.This evening event (5:30pm - 7:00pm) hosted by Shrewsbury Geospatial Forum will include technical talks from experts on air, surface and subsurface hardware equipment. It is also an opportunity to network with others working in...

24th September 2019: Tech Severn Business Breakfast

This event is kindly sponsored by Reclaim Tax UK.This morning event will focus on health related technologies and innovation from Shrewsbury based organisations. It is a chance to hear about how Shropshire can grow upon its existing strengths in geospatial,...

8th October 2019: Smart Rural Part 2 – Energy

After the success of our first Smart Rural event, we have a second one planned for October. This time the focus will be on energy solutions, fuel poverty and behavioural change. Topics will include:Simon Ross, Marches Energy Agency - Fuel Poverty in Shropshire – a...

6th November 2019: SGF presents Environment and Health

This event is kindly sponsored by GeoSmart Information.This evening event hosted by Shrewsbury Geospatial Forum will include technical talks from experts on the environment and health. It is also an opportunity to network with others working in geospatial related...

13th November 2019: Why Recycle, is it Worth it??

The UK used to ship waste to China for recycling until China imposed a ban on plastic waste imports.  There is a danger that low grade plastic, poorly sorted, contaminated, or degraded, could become hard to place anywhere. Recycling has become a way of life in the...

About CREST@UCS

A Shropshire based environmental science and technology research centre, at University Centre Shrewsbury, developing solutions to meet the needs of small and medium sized enterprises in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.

CREST@UCS offers fully funded support through research and specialist advice, to help SMEs and start-ups develop innovative ideas. Our support can range from assistance with funding applications to help creating a product before bringing it to market.

We can work with you to access the expertise and knowledge that currently exists across the region, focusing on environmental technologies, products, systems and services, to help your business grow and succeed. 

We can offer:

  • Up to 12 hours of free innovation support, with the potential for longer term research projects
  • Direct support from our team of Business Development Managers
  • Themed innovation workshops and masterclasses
  • Access to a team of academic experts and state-of-the-art laboratory
  • Opportunities to involve students in research projects
  • Access to drones and a geospatial service

“CREST support has enabled us to accelerate product development and the advice given by Dr Andrew Miles has been invaluable.”

Chris

Director, Wolf Logic, Beneficiary

“Thanks to funding from the EA and inspiration from the CREST team led by Vicki Ayton and Dr Anne Wheeler, and the software expertise of Yarrington in Shrewsbury,  we are delighted to announce the launch of the first version of the RiverHealthChecker App!

Pete Lambert

River Projects Manager, Shropshire Wildlife Trust

“We thoroughly enjoyed the morning; hearing comments and challenges from the group was extremely useful and has given us some valuable alternative perspectives… [for product development]”

Matt

Islabikes, Beneficiary

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University Centre Shrewsbury
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Frankwell Quay
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
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The Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology.