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Business Case

  • Delivered market analysis of niche Silicon Carbide electronics industry.

  • Identified university intellectual property and developed exploitation plan.

  • Performed technology roadmapping and created commercialisation plan.

  • Development of business plan and business model to spin-out a semiconductor business in the North East of England.

  • Established an investment plan and identified earl-stage funding. 

  • Obtained university board approval for spinning out.

University Spin-Out


Semiconductor Design & Manufacture

  • Advised on the incorporation of the spin-out business.

  • Establish business operations:

    • Accounting

    • Recruitment

    • Systems and processes

  • Built a laboratory space to support R&D and project delivery.

  • Invested £24k in pre-seed funding to kick-start the business.

  • Obtained grant funding to support early-stage development.

Training Platform

  • Secured 100% funded grant for delivery of specialist training course for future Electric Aviation.

  • Established an industrial collaboration with Rolls Royce.

  • Created interactive content and highly modular learning to support both in-person and virtual training.

  • Delivered in-person training courses and created online training environment.

  • Secured follow-on funding through another 100% funded grant expanding the course to Electric Vehicles.

  • Expanded industrial collaboration to include MBDA.


Nascent Semiconductor Ltd

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