SAO Case Study

Getting a clear view to funding The Challenge Led by a world leading physicist, S&AO Ltd. had secured €1m of EU funding to develop a revolutionary atmospheric sensing system. Their challenge however was to secure new funding to further develop the technology and to take the product into the defence market. Specifically, S&AO [...]

Grinding Solutions

Value Creation Previewed in a Plan   The Challenge Grinding Solutions wanted to invest in strategic planning support as they had a vision for the growth of their business but lacked the specialist skills to understand the right direction to take and what basis for planning they should use. In particular they wanted [...]

University of Portsmouth

Business Innovation Stimulates Research   The Challenge The University of Portsmouth (UoP) Creative and Cultural Industries Faculty were experiencing lower than required performance on winning grant applications whilst in parallel being attracted by higher value contracts. The Associate Dean invited BAR Associates to co-design, execute and review an innovative engagement and coaching programme [...]

VTec Group Case Study

Vtec Background Vtec Group is a business from  Bodmin, Cornwall producing decorative wall panels and acoustic solutions for walls and ceilings.  Tim Douglas. MD, invited BAR team to help him take the business to the next level having recently commissioned a brand identity activity. BAR Engagement Working in collaboration with the MD, the following tasks were [...]

Deep Secure – Case Study

Deep Secure Background Deep Secure Limited delivers high assurance cyber security products and cross-domain solutions that enable public and private sector organisations to share information securely, confidentially and efficiently. Its modular, multi-protocol product set enables the deployment of solutions that reduce risk, limit cost and improve effectiveness. As an ambitious business, Deep Secure was looking to explore and implement new business [...]