Case Study - Research Centre for Innovation and Design
Established in 1995 the Resource Centre for Innovation & Design (RCID) is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. Their mission is to deliver engineering design projects and consultancy informed by international best practice and supporting the economic development of the north east and their expertise covers mechanical, electrical and electronic systems design, product development and software engineering.

RCID are a member of the FP6 project ImportNET whose main research activity is to provide a framework which builds a base to support cross-domain engineering (mechanics, electronics, embedded software) tasks within an intercultural collaboration in an efficient way.

S2S were engaged to undertake research into market sizing, market segmentation and industry trends to evaluate the commercial opportunities for the ImportNET consortium.