MSC R&D Award for Innovation

MSC R&D Award for Innovation

Winner of the 2018 MSC R&D Award for Innovation were announced at Williams Conference Centre on 18 May. The winning business was Oxford Space Systems.

Mike Lawton of Oxford Space Systems is presented with his award by Iain Gray of MSC R&D and speaker Graham Bell

More about the category

Finalists for the 2018 V4B Awards were  announced on 9 March  at Abingdon’s Crown and Thistle.  

Vale of White Horse is home to a huge number of innovative businesses, from “Big Science” taking place at Harwell Campus, through to engineers and manufacturers bringing new products and processes to the market. The MSC R&D Award for Innovation celebrates businesses that have developed new ideas, products and methods that can benefit society. 

The Finalists are: 

Oxford nanoSystems

Tokamak Energy

ZapGo Ltd


Sponsor Details

MSC RND Blue Logo

MSC R&D provides a range of strategic R&D funding and business growth services to technology businesses. These include R&D Tax Relief, UK & EU R&D Grant Funding and Commercialisation.

Our client base; built on the strength of word-of-mouth referrals and the ability to nurture long-term relationships, now boasts some of the UK’s most innovative companies, all in high-technology sectors, from software development and advanced manufacturing to biotech and oil and gas. Many of these R&D companies have worked with MSC R&D on several projects over a number of years.

Our results speak for themselves:

  • Over £180,000,000 funding raised, facilitated by leading edge innovative R&D projects
  • Millions of pounds of R&D Tax Relief claimed though hundreds of client projects

MSC R&D’s approach, implemented by experienced proven teams and our ‘fast track blitz’ process and methodologies, minimises our clients’ time commitments, and maximises their chances of success.

The company was established in 1990 and has offices in Sheffield, London, Brussels and South Oxon.