Grants for innovation and R&D

£250k fund – USW Innovation Vouchers

South West SMEs only (excludes Cornwall and Isles of Scilly)

Helps SMEs, including start-up and micro businesses, to access academic expertise, student support and university equipment/facilities.

Offers 40% ‘cashback’ on projects with a total value of between £3k and £10k, that develop business ideas and/or improve performance

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