Innovation on Autopilot®: Your Virtual In-House Innovation Team 

Are in-house product development challenges slowing you down? Too few resources and too little time? Opportunities are close enough to touch but you lack the resources to deliver. You need, designers, developers and engineers on the ground but there’s no hiring budget. With Innovation on Autopilot®, enjoy priority access to our team at a fixed monthly cost.
The Ignitec advantage
Innovation on Autopilot® gives you the power to accelerate your product development with the help of our consultancy team. You get priority access to decades of experience in industrial design, hardware and software to bolster your in-house capability. Pick the skills you need and even mix it up from one month to the next. For one flat, monthly cost you get access to it all, no hiring. Think of us as your in-house innovation department, Imagine what you could do with that kind of resource.
Why use our Innovation on Autopilot® service?
  • Predictable R&D spending: Predictable R&D spending spread across the year
  • Priority access to our in-house team, ensuring uninterrupted new product development.
  • One point of contact so you’re always in the loop .
  • Flexible teams mean you can achieve more in less time.
  • Continuous innovation at a predictable monthly cost.
  • Ready-when-you-are service for our fastest product development and concept realisation.
  • Fast turnaround on new product concepts and designs.
  • Long-term support for ongoing projects, ensuring a steady flow of fresh ideas and new designs.
  • Cost-effectiveness, with the potential to offset costs against R&D Tax Credits for UK clients.
  • Fully integrated global manufacturing network for end-to-end service
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In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and design, SMEs often grapple with the practicalities of maintaining a multidisciplinary in-house team. They are faced with challenges like attracting and retaining top talent, managing and training staff, and ensuring a constant pipeline of innovative ideas. These challenges often hinder the crucial process of new product development.

This is where Ignitec®’s signature service, Innovation on Autopilot®, comes in. Designed with SMEs in mind, our service offers you priority access to our multi-disciplinary virtual in-house team, taking the stress out of new product development. With a fixed monthly fee, you receive continuous support from our product designers, CAD engineers, electronic engineers, and software developers.

Your Virtual In-House Team

Ignitec® provides you with the expertise of an in-house design and technology department without the associated overhead costs and complexities. Our Innovation on Autopilot® service ensures that your business can continue to innovate and grow at a consistent pace, without the hassle of recruitment, training, and staff retention.

A Stream of Fresh Ideas

Innovation on Autopilot® is more than just a design and technology service; it’s a source of fresh ideas for your business. Our experienced team is always ready to offer you new product concepts and proactive design solutions, allowing your business to stay ahead in the market.

A Priority Service

At Ignitec®, we pride ourselves on offering a priority service to our Innovation on Autopilot® clients. You are always at the front of the queue and in the forefront of our minds.

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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

  • Great team to work with. Real can-do attitude and lots of great suggestions. Thanks!

    Tom Marshall-Andrews Avatar Tom Marshall-Andrews
    28th February 2024

    Ignitec were great to work with - they helped us from concept through to the delivery of the project, with great attention to detail and weekly check-ins that kept us... read more

    Adam Stark Avatar Adam Stark
    16th February 2024

    It's rare to find a company so driven to please its customers. Ignitec have bent over backwards to help us get our fledgling product off the ground. The project hasn't... read more

    Zeke Steer Avatar Zeke Steer
    3rd August 2023
  • Jeevika Sahajwani Avatar Jeevika Sahajwani
    23rd June 2023

    Ben and his team are just brilliant. In terms of quality, cost and every other important metric, Ignitec really deliver. Every encounter becomes a discussion with loads of good advice... read more

    UltraMarine Safety Avatar UltraMarine Safety
    17th May 2023

    Ben and his team are just brilliant. In terms of quality, cost and every other important metric, Ignitec really deliver. Every encounter becomes a discussion with loads of good advice... read more

    UltraMarine Safety Avatar UltraMarine Safety
    17th May 2023
  • Florencio Cabrera Fernandez Avatar Florencio Cabrera Fernandez
    14th April 2023

    I have worked with the Ignitec team for several years on many different projects and would highly recommend them to anyone in need of truly creative ideas and cutting edge... read more

    Christian Thorne Avatar Christian Thorne
    14th August 2022

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    14th June 2022

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