Lancaster University

Lancaster UniversityLancaster University - Green Book Appraisal of the Collaborative Technology Access Programme

ekosgen carried out a Green Book compliant appraisal of ERDF investment in the cTAP programme to deliver additional R&D laboratories, providing businesses with managed and supported access to equipment and expertise relating to the design, manufacture and safe handling of chemical products. The appraisal report covered a market overview and case for intervention; options development, appraisal of shortlisted options; economic impacts; value for money; a cost-benefit analysis and risk management and mitigation considerations. Sensitivity analyses were undertaken for the project. This project was awarded £10miliion of ERDF investment with the new facility due to open in Autumn 2015.