Science, prototyping and testing

Imagination. Innovation. Creation. C4AD supports businesses with scientific research, product testing and development.

Our Services

All works done under CC-BY-SA 4.0, GPL or similar licence. This ensures you will keep attribution over the work. Andrés will make the documentation and know-how available to you.

Prototyping and Testing

You’ve had that Eureka moment. You’ve got a great idea for a new product but turning your idea into a reality requires a lot upfront investment and still you’re not sure it will work. Andrés can help with proof of concept prototyping.

Facilities management

Consulting and on the ground help setting up ISO type Cleanrooms, Hackspaces, Makerspaces and Scanning probe Microscopy suites. Andrés has a wealth of knowledge on different equipment and can provide training as well.


Finding tech solutions for your specific needs, data analysis and data collection. From raw data for marketing to nano-scale data acquired with Atomic Force Microscopy.

STEAM punky

A workshop for creating soft skills while building something for the community. Ideal for business team building, after school clubs and community groups.

Andrés Believes in Sharing.

Andrés believes in standing on the shoulders of giants. Andrés believes you should be attributed for your hard work: credit where credit is due.

About Andrés

At C4AD we support businesses with scientific research, product testing and development.

Andrés (he/him/his) has an Industrial Engineering Masters degree from the University of Navarra in Spain, he is a chartered engineer in Spain. But in UK most of his experience is in measuring and developing new measurement techniques for nano scale characterisation for materials. This includes using, maintaining and enhancing facilities such as clean rooms, scanning electron microscopes and scanning probe microscopes. In his free time he helped found a local Hackspace and making quickly became his passion. He loves sharing what he knows and is eager to help people and companies with his skills and knowledge. Check out some of his certificates, awards or Spanish CV and English CV.


A Community Interest

C4AD was registered as a Private company limited by guarantee without share capital Community Interest Company (CIC). In short: not for profit and asset locked. The company's activities will provide benefit to those living in the South West London area and beyond with the use of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. STEM needs Arts to be successful so at C4AD S.T.E.A.M. is promoted: the aim is to demystify STEAM. The company is no more, but the activities continue as a free time activity!

Fun Facts

Some numbers and testimonials, I am told one needs to blow their own trumpet.

  • 988

  • 10

    years in Science
  • 14

    Co-authoured publications
  • 1100

    FITA rating