Case Studies

The A4I programme has run successfully 3 times before in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

The Case Studies featured below illustrate the range of projects undertaken under the A4I Programme.

For a complete list of A4I funded projects please click here



Johnstons of Elgin

Johnstons of Elgin develops unprecedented textile quality controls
World-renowned Scottish fabric manufacturer Johnstons of Elgin worked with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) on an Analysis for Innovators (A4I) project that embedded technical innovation into the heart of its craftsmanship and created unprecedented quality standards for the finish of cashmere.


RINA innovates to boost solar power adoption 
RINA, a diverse multinational company with a strong renewable energy division, partnered with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) to advance innovation in solar power by gaining a better understanding of the yield produced by bifacial photovoltaic (PV) panels. 


Puraffinity tackles global water scarcity with game-changing innovation
Puraffinity and the National Measurement Laboratory (NML), hosted at LGC, are tackling the global challenge of water scarcity through an innovation able to remove harmful chemicals that cause cancer and may increase the risk of COVID-19. 
Analysis for Innovators