Who we are.
MPA is made up of technical experts, tax specialists, industry-leading accountants and all-round innovation enthusiasts. Founded in 2004, with a vision to strengthen the UK economy through innovation, we’ve helped over 2,000 UK businesses access over £210m in R&D tax credits and grants to grow their business.Learn more
How we can help.
R&D tax credits
Worth £63,000 on average to SMEs, let us maximise your entitlement so you can focus on your business. If you're needing to quickly inject cash into your business, explore our R&D Advance Funding option.
Managing your Innovate UK Smart Grant application from start to end, we maximise your chance of winning funding to deliver game-changing innovations.
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Partner with us.
We’ve partnered with some of the biggest and best trade associations in the UK to support their members, working together to keep these industries strong, and the UK at the forefront of global innovation.Learn more
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Cabcare Products – Eligible R&D projects going back two financial years
Cabcare Products Limited (Cabcare) are a leading designer and manufacturer of vandal and demolition guards for all types of construction vehicles.
BCD Chartered Accountants partners with MPA
BCD’s dedication to providing their clients, who work across several different industries, with a service tailored to their individual requirements has earned them their position as a top 10 accountancy firm in Birmingham. And it’s this commitment to delivering the best possible service to their clients which prompted them to speak to MPA.
Bee Lighting - MPA sheds light on R&D Tax Credits
Bee Lighting is profiting from R&D Tax Credits, enabling the rapidly growing company to further invest in staff, equipment and new facilities.
Fern-Howard Lighting - Assembling a Solid Case
An R&D Tax Credit claim partnership with MPA translated into a bottom-line business benefit for Fern-Howard.
Productiv - Maxing the Tax Relief for Technology
MPA’s technical expertise and sector knowledge have supported Productiv through its successful R&D Tax Credits journey.
48.3 Scaffold Design - Demystifying HMRC's rules around qualifying activities
Working with MPA made the R&D Tax Relief claim process easier for 48.3 Scaffold Design.
R&D Tax Credits: Not just a numbers exercise
Industry sector knowledge and experience was key to building an R&D Tax Credit claim for Doc-Works. MPA was able to define exactly which activities represented an advance or innovation.
Partnership pays off
A&J Global Designs is a successful SME employing 10 staff across two manufacturing sites. The company provides specialist and innovative tooling solutions for the automotive sector.
A Switch in Time
5th Dimension Tooling Ltd offers a professional tool design and development service to its clients, using the latest CAD/CAM software packages, plus three and five axis CNC machining. Its focus is on constantly improving existing products and processes, and developing the new processes required to meet constantly evolving requirements from the aerospace, automotive and medical markets.
The science behind working with an expert
Offering a flexible, highly skilled service to meet the needs of a wide range of biopharmaceutical companies, NeuroSolutions is a leading contract research organisation. It provides technically demanding electrophysiology to the biopharmaceutical industry and specialises in the design and delivery of focused preclinical research packages from the single cell through to whole animal investigations.
MPA sheds light on qualifying activity for Collier Webb
Collier Webb, known for their unique lighting, furniture and hardware, struggled to see which projects qualified for R&D tax credits. They were surprised to see how much they could claim, after speaking with an MPA Technical Analyst.
Using grants and tax credits to develop life-saving software
Launched as a spin-out from the University of Oxford in 2010, Brainomix Limited is a software company with a vision to become a world leader in imaging software to support clinical decision making for neurological and cerebrovascular diseases.
Innovation drives China growth
Established in 1979, Focus SB is a luxury electrical wiring accessory manufacturer based in East Sussex, whose bespoke products have so far sold to over 400 luxury hotels, heritage buildings and high-end residential properties in the UK, Middle East and most recently China.
Logistex R&D supports revolutionary NHS electronic prescription service
Logistex is a world-leading designer and supplier of integrated storage and materials handling systems. From its UK head office, it supplies and supports intelligent, productive, bespoke and cost-effective warehouse management solutions to clients across a variety of sectors. Their collaborative approach to business has earned them large clients such as Superdrug, B&Q and QUIZ Clothing.
Launch of revolutionary Vü takes MedTech industry by storm
Scientists and engineers behind Pop-Bio Imaging, a division of the Pop-Bio Group based in Cambridge, have developed an innovative new technology to carry out gel and blot imaging which facilitates medical research and drug development.
Keeping the lights on with R&D tax credits
The phrase “good things come in small packages” comes to mind when thinking about Haberdashery. From their studio in Dalston, London their team of highly skilled designers are creating massive waves in the global lighting industry. For over 10 years Haberdashery has been dedicated to its vision to transform the experience of the spaces that we occupy with the power of light.
Intel wins appeal against EU's 1-bn-euro antitrust fine
An EU court on Wednesday annulled a 1.06 billion euro fine against US chipmaker Intel, finding that Brussels had failed to adequately prove anti-competitive practices...
Return to 'Plan A': England lifts Omicron curbs
Commuters trooped back to the office in England on Thursday, with public transport visibly busier, after the government scrapped restrictions imposed to combat the Omicron...
Tesla reports record profit, sees more supply chain woes in 2022
Tesla rode rising demand for electric vehicles to a record $5.5 billion profit in 2021, but Elon Musk's company cautioned Wednesday that supply chain problems...
Nissan alliance to invest $25 bn in electric vehicles over 5 years
The Nissan auto alliance said Thursday it will invest 23 billion euros ($25.7 billion) in electric vehicles over the next five years, marking the latest...
In Texas, driverless trucks are set to take over roads
A giant 18-wheel transport truck is barreling down a multi-lane Texas highway, and there is no one behind the wheel. The futuristic idea may seem...
Volkswagen hits 2021 EU emissions target after 2020 miss
German car giant Volkswagen said Monday it beat the European Union's target for cutting carbon emissions on its new vehicles in 2021, having missed the...
US suits accuse Google of tracking data without users' permission
A group of top US justice officials accused Google in lawsuits Monday of tracking and profiting from users' location data, despite leading consumers to think...
VW and Bosch join forces to rev up automated driving
Car giant Volkswagen and parts supplier Bosch have embarked on an "extensive partnership" to bring automated driving to the mass market by next year, the...