Innovation Vouchers enable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to apply for up to £5,000 funding to access expertise, research and specialist facilities to accelerate the development of innovative products and services.
The vouchers provide an opportunity to develop a partnership with a Greater Manchester university or a recognised research organisation
The kind of activities the vouchers can be used to fund include:
Research and development
Innovation Vouchers are available for SMEs in Greater Manchester, subject to eligibility and suitability criteria.
Successful applicants must match the value of the Innovation Voucher with a £1 contribution for every £1 received. For example, businesses applying for the maximum voucher of £5,000 will be required to contribute £5,000 (and the full VAT cost). The minimum contribution from businesses is £3,000.
This is an Open Call process; however, funding is limited so don’t delay - download this Innovation Voucher Scheme expression of interest form and return it to Kimberley.Delaney@businessgrowthhub.com
This service is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, part of th