Early Stage Technology Development Services

Embarking on an early stage technology project? Let Ignitec guide you through the challenges, providing you with solid proof-of-concept and a clear route to market.
The Ignitec advantage
The Ignitec advantage in early stage technology lies in our ability to rapidly transform innovative ideas into solid, user-friendly prototypes. This quick turn-around, coupled with our decade-long experience, empowers start-ups to secure investor confidence and funding.
Why use our Early Stage Technology services?
  • Technology Readiness Levels (TRL): Whether your project is at a very early TRL or further along, we have the expertise to bring it to the next stage and beyond.
  • From Concept to Manufacture: We don’t just stop at prototypes. Our team is equipped to guide you through to full-scale manufacturing.
  • Solid proof-of-concept: We deliver demonstrable prototypes, fostering trust in investors.
  • Lean approach: Our strategies, refined over more than a decade, help preserve budget while delivering quick results.
  • Rapid development: Speed is essential in the world of start-ups. Our team ensures swift project progress without compromising on quality.
  • Budget preservation: We focus on economical, low-cost prototypes to maximise funding effectiveness.
  • Investor confidence: Through quality prototypes and well-defined roadmaps, we boost investor trust, helping you secure the backing you need.
Low cost prototypes Minimum viable products Prototypes for crowdfunding Industrial design Electronic design PCB design Firmware development Manufacturing services Cost estimation Volume and costing assistance Low cost manufacturing Trusted network manufacturing Rapid development Investor trust building High quality prototypes

Ignitec recognises the challenges faced by start-ups and companies based around revolutionary, early stage technology. It’s an exhilarating journey, fraught with obstacles – but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. We are here to facilitate your voyage from the infancy of an idea to a mature, market-ready product.

From Idea to Investor Confidence

Whether your technology is still an on-paper concept or a bench-top prototype, we’ve got you covered. Our multi-disciplinary team of industrial designers, mechanical engineers, electronic engineers, and software developers are experts at quickly translating your ideas into solid proof-of-concepts. This tangible evidence of your project’s potential is invaluable when seeking investor backing.

Low-cost Prototypes, Maximum Value

Budget restrictions are common for start-ups, but we firmly believe that these shouldn’t hinder your innovation. Ignitec offers the development of high-quality, low-cost prototypes. By presenting your technology in a real-world context, these prototypes are crucial for gaining user feedback and investor confidence.

The Lean Approach to Early Stage Technology

Ignitec’s strategy isn’t only about swift development; it’s also about being lean and efficient. We’ve refined our approach over the years to deliver your projects while preserving budget and resources. It’s our mission to ensure your journey from early stage technology to a commercial product is as smooth and cost-effective as possible.

Rapid Development for Rapid Results

Despite financial constraints, the need for speed in early stage technology development is paramount. With Ignitec, rapid does not mean reckless. Our team ensures swift project progress without compromising on the quality and thoroughness of our work.

Securing Investor Trust with High-Quality Prototypes

Beyond the prototype stage, we provide extensive services to move your project forward. We assist with industrial design, electronic design, firmware development, and more. Our team also provides support for volume production and cost estimation, helping you navigate your way through the complexities of manufacturing. With Ignitec, you’re not just getting a service provider, you’re gaining a partner that shares your vision and is committed to your success.

Throughout this process, we never lose sight of the importance of trust. The solid prototypes and clear development roadmaps we provide are vital for securing investor confidence. We’re not just helping you develop technology; we’re helping you build trust and credibility in a competitive marketplace.

From the earliest stages of technology to its final embodiment as a market-ready product, Ignitec is your companion on this journey. Let us guide you through the challenges of early stage technology, providing the expertise and support you need to bring your vision to life.

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"I had the opportunity to develop several concepts with Ignitec over the past 12 months. Ben provided a base (at the Ignitec offices) for us to really get creative and produce together some really next generation designs for Creo Medical. The Ignitec team have all been a pleasure to work alongside over the past 12 months and I wish them all the very best. I look forward to our paths crossing again soon for further collaborations!"

Tom Craven
Head of Design - Creo Medical Group PLC

"It has been a pleasure working with Ignitec. Their creativity has really helped add another dimension to our project, whilst their ability to rapidly and accurately sketch and bring our concept to life has enabled the project to comfortably meet a tight deadline. I would definitely work with Ignitec again and would happily recommend them."

Jeff Birkin
Managing Director - Ultramarine Safety ltd

"Thanks for being so attentive this year and getting things done so quickly for us... It's been really helpful to have someone experienced we can call on."

Dan Stead
Head of Hardware - Smartbox Assistive Technology ltd

"Thank you for all your help this year - there are many happy people receiving gloves this Christmas 🙂"

Adam Stark
Managing Director at Mi.Mu Gloves Limited

"I cannot recommend Ignitec highly enough - truly world class, extremely impressive creativity, professional, easy to work with, great value add ideas and very fast. I have no hesitation at all in endorsing Ignitec and look forward to working with them again on the next project."

Alan Woodhouse
CEO Cambridge Start-up ltd

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