Crabbe Consulting Ltd (CCLD) is specialised in supporting organisations in their innovation processes through the implementation of co-operative international multidisciplinary research, development and innovation (RD&I) projects.

The core expertise and services are to plan RD&I projects, to manage them, to communicate their results and to prepare the steps to take projects results right through to the market launch of products. These activities are supported with further specialisations in the research and analysis of relevant law and policy. We apply our know-how to develop solutions tailored to the needs of the specific situation.

Clients and partners with very diverse interests are supported which to date have included (non-exhaustive list): 3D-technology (hardware and software), acoustics, biochemical technology, bioreactors, biosensors, border surveillance, buoy systems, CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive) protection, ceramic materials and powders, composite materials, climate change, crime reduction, critical infrastructure protection, data fusion, decision support systems (DSS), demining, disaster management, emergency management, evidence based decision making, forensic technology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), hydrophones, image processing, immunology, management of urban areas, material science, metal detectors, microelectronics, micro engineering, microsystems, monoclonal antibodies, MP/UB (Missing Person and Unidentified Bodies) identification, multisensory technology, nanotechnology, physical and cyber-attack detection, optics, pipeline technology, policing, positioning and guidance systems, precision engineering, radars, risk management, security systems, semiconductor technology, signal processing, surface chemistry, surveillance technology, transport safety/security, urban development, urban security, waste treatment and wireless communication.

The skills applied to RD&I projects can also be relevant to organisational needs outside such projects both through consulting and coaching.

Crabbe Consulting Ltd (CCLD) was established in 2006 following the positive development of Stephen Crabbe Consulting since 2001. The German branch office in Erfurt was also established in 2006. Stephen Crabbe is the Managing Director of Crabbe Consulting Ltd.