RAPAT is an easy-to-use Excel-based tool created to help technology developers and suppliers achieve successful product acceptance and deployment.

The tool helps to:

  • define technology and user requirements
  • understand the commercial and technical risks
  • plan required testing and assurance activities
  • prepare funding applications
  • document fulfilment of requirements to facilitate product acceptance

It is also able to support acceptance/procurement authorities reviewing the submitted evidence of the product’s fitness for purpose and certification when required. More details about the tool, including application feedback can be found here.

An overview of RAPAT is also available here on    

The tool is currently available free of charge to support the response to the ongoing pandemic and subsequent UK economic recovery. The latest version of the tool can be downloaded via the user registration form using the following link:

If you are an organisation that supports product developers, you may be interested in the benefits of becoming an ambassador for the tool. Further details are available here.

Please go to our training pages for information about our free overview webinars, awareness sessions for potential ambassadors and user training.

Please contact if you would like any further information about the tool, the ambassador scheme and the available training and application support.