Who we are

Helping the UK become a global leader in compound semiconductor technologies

As the UK’s authority on compound semiconductor applications and commercialisation, we work with start-ups, SMEs, large organisations and academia to de-risk commercialisation, eliminate barriers to market and accelerate compound semiconductor technologies. 

As a not-for-profit research and technology organisation, funded by Innovate UK, we’re a trusted neutral convener in a range of industry sectors, focused on two key markets: Net Zero and Future Telecoms.  

Our state-of-the-art facilities are home to a world-leading team of experts with significant know-how, experience and track records in developing and commercialising compound semiconductor technologies and applications. 

As we grow the contribution of compound semiconductor technologies to the UK economy, we also work hard to inspire, train and develop the next generation of scientists and engineers who will drive the compound semiconductor technologies of the future.  

  • Our vision
  • Our purpose
  • Our culture

Our vision is for the UK to become a global leader in developing and commercialising new applications for compound semiconductors.

Our purpose is to deliver long-term benefit to the UK economy and accelerate UK economic growth in industries where applying compound semiconductors creates a competitive advantage, and enables new products or end markets.  

How we do things is just as important as what we do. We strive for an inclusive culture where all employees can flourish, and feel supported and fulfilled 

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Our locations

We are strategically located at the centre of compound semiconductor clusters of excellence across the UK, where we support businesses, contribute to local economies and promote job growth.  

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Our partners

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What is a Catapult?

Catapults are world-leading technology centres, designed to promote innovation, research and development in key sectors. We are one of nine Catapults that span over 50 locations in a UK-wide network. 

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Our Skills Academy is equipping the next generation of scientists and engineers with the skills the technology sector needs, supporting a wide range of initiatives to inspire and educate the engineers of the future.  

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Our team

We are a team of experienced and talented individuals with a passion for helping others and accelerating the development of compound semiconductors for the benefit of society.  

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Who we are

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To explore how we can work together, get in touch with a member of our team today.

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