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Innovation Boost

Boost innovation and growth with the help of an academic expert

This all-island technology transfer programme partners businesses in the North and South with third-level institutions to access new knowledge, expertise and the latest research.

Who is it for?

You might be eligible if: 

  • You are a small to medium business
  • You are trading in manufacturing or an eligible services industry 
  • You have been trading for at least 2 years

Eligibility is subject to terms and conditions.

What do you get?

  • An 18-month support package, worth up to £56,000/€67,900, for new product/service development
  • A 12-month support project, worth £39,000/€47,400 for process improvement

What can it be used for?

  • To cover the cost of an academic expert's time and part of a project manager's salary in your business
  • To create more efficient business processes and improve performance
  • To develop and implement new technologies and systems
  • To improve your business’ abilities in innovation, design and technology

Get in touch

If this sounds like the right support for your business, call our dedicated hub for more details on how to apply.

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