Partners

The UltimatePointer joint industry project was made possible through the collaboration of a number of partners, funded for 75% by the SMART program of the Scottish Enterprise, and for 25% by private investors.

Scottish Enterprise / www.scottishbusinessgrants.gov.uk
We recognise that science, engineering and technology will continue to underpin our national competitiveness. Knowledge and skills in these areas are becoming increasingly vital to Scotland as our businesses become even more dependent on high-value added and knowledge-based products, processes and services.

University of Strathclyde, department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering / www.strath.ac.uk/eee/
We deliver innovative, industrially relevant and professionally accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Our industry supported Student Scholarship Programme, the largest in the UK, provides bursaries, paid internships and overseas study opportunities to our students. A vibrant, friendly, international community of students, researchers and staff, we are based in the city centre campus, in the heart of Glasgow.

EDTC Technology Gateway / www.edtc.org.uk
We have been successfully providing results-driven advice and support for technology-related projects for over 10 years. Our team of industry-experienced technology advisors can provide hands-on, and often, immediate expert advice tailored to your product development and within the context of your long term-term business objectives. Our focus is to help you achieve your aspirations and take your product ideas closer to market. EDTC is a grant-funded organisation run out of Edinburgh Napier University and is funded by Scottish Government and ERDF. Based in Livingston, the services of the Centre cover the whole of Scotland from Orkney and Shetland Islands down to the Scottish Borders.

Peacock Technology / www.peacocktech.co.uk
We are an engineering consultancy company with capabilities in electronics design, PCB layout, embedded software, machine vision, PC software and mechanical design. PTL can help realise product ideas, and take a design from concept, through prototype development and into volume manufacture.

CRAMASIE / www.cramasie.com
Working with The UltimatePointer team has been an exciting venture. As a product design partner for Upoint, we provide a fresh direction in design consultancy with an ethos of approachability and straight-talking. Our core business model is lean and agile enabling us to provide the highest quality design services while remaining very competitive. We can develop ideas from concept through to production, adding value and reducing costs as part of the process. Together, our talented design and engineering team bring a wealth of knowledge, skills, experience, and a proven track-record of creating successful and award-winning products through innovation and elegant design.

Shore Design / www.shore-design.co.uk
We offer a complete product design and development partnership, providing fast track and cost effective solutions for a world-wide client base from start-ups to multi-national organisations. We can undertake all aspects of the product development process from strategy and concept, into industrial design and engineering, all the way to prototyping and mass production. Our entire development process is fully accredited for standards ISO 9001 for general products and the more specialised ISO 13485 for Medical Devices.

Steepest Ascent / www.steepestascent.com
We offer a full range of embedded electronic product design services with a core focus on communications based implementations. We can provide design skills to complement a business or provide an end-to-end service from concept through the full product life cycle.

27BITS / www.27bits.co.uk
We specialise in producing premium quality e-commerce solutions, promotional websites and bespoke web applications for start-up businesses through to established companies. If you are looking for a web-based application for your business, we will be able to provide you with the solution you require.

MSCreative / www.ms-creative.co.uk
We work for a national portfolio of clients on a truly diverse range of projects – from wee gems to full blown brand implementation. We have built a reputation for award winning creativity matched by fastidious attention to detail, working to tight budgets and even tighter deadlines.

Metazoa / www.metazoa.co.uk
We are an independent web design company, building high quality, creative and affordable websites from its base in Edinburgh, Scotland. Whether you want a basic website, a content managed site that can easily be updated, or an online shop, we can take care of the entire process from start to finish, offering help and guidance along the way.

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