Talens Engineering Ltd, a design consultancy which specialises in the design of machinery and production equipment within the life sciences industry, has recently relocated to Sensor City.

The company was founded in January 2017 by Daniel Cros, who following many years working as Head of Engineering, Research and Development at Bosch Packaging Technology, spotted a gap in the market for engineering specialists designing pharmaceutical machinery and applications.

Fast forward three years, and Talens has grown into a successful SME which serves a wide range of industrial sectors from industrial automation to automotive, aerospace, food production machinery, life sciences and the pharmaceutical industry.

With a global customer base and great ambitions to double their team within the next 12 months, this dynamic SME is certainly one to watch.

Daniel Cros, Director at Talens, said: “The move into Sensor City will allow us to increase our production capacity and prototyping activity, as well as increase our exposure to the medical devices sector.

“The innovation hub’s city centre location, combined with the onsite electronics and mechanical labs, make it the ideal place to undertake the next stage in our growth journey.”

Talens are looking to expand their machine and product design operations across all branches of the life sciences sector, with a particular focus on developing prototypes for medical devices.

They are already in discussions with a number of customers to integrate sensors into their products and medical instruments and will be working closely with Sensor City’s electronics engineers to help accelerate this delivery.

Another growth opportunity for Talens is the expansion of their technical recruitment division. As part of their engineering consultancy business, Talens work with engineering companies to provide direct resource to fill skills gaps and subcontract engineers to assist with capacity shortfalls.

The SME also assists original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to design and develop new machinery. The majority of these customers are currently based outside of the UK, resulting in a significant scope for Talens to grow their customer base in the north of England and beyond.

Michelle Mills, Business Development Manager at Talens, added: “Our new base at Sensor City will enable us to grow at pace and better connect with key organisations throughout Liverpool City Region.

“We are already in discussions with Sensor City’s partner universities to undertake some joint collaborative projects and look forward to developing these relationships over the coming months.”

For more information about Talens, please visit their website

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