Catalyst / IPL Programme

The Catalyst / IPL Partner programme offers early stage technology companies from any sector a combined route to investment and R&D.


Who can apply?

The new partnership is open to UK B2B or B2C entrepreneurial technology start-ups, or companies with proven propositions, in any sector.

Following successful application for funding, IPL and Catalyst will work together with the partner organisation to develop the software prototype, test the final product and ensure its market feasibility so that the new products can be profitably launched to the target market.

What is on offer?

Companies with a strong proposition and concept will be able to benefit from the commercial expertise and routes to funding offered by Catalyst as well as IPL’s extensive software development expertise. The Partnership is jointly able to help define, drive and deliver the development of the software product or portfolio.

For more information about the programme including details about how to apply please contact us.


IPL – Information Processing Limited – is a software development and consultancy company.  IPL prides itself on its professional and reliable approach to software development, delivering ‘right first time’ solutions which significantly reduce Total Cost of Ownership.

IPL’s quality, environmental and information security management systems are certificated to ISO 9001/TickIT, 14001 and 27001. They have provided enterprise level solutions for major industry sectors including aerospace and defence, banking and finance, emergency services, government, telecoms and media.  IPL’s clients include Nationwide, BT, ITV, Thales and Sony.