The Innovation Voucher scheme helps businesses access knowledge from higher education institutions to develop new products and processes through R&D projects. Grants of between £500 and £5000 are available to any businesses in the Highlands and Islands who have an innovative project with the potential to help grow their business.
Existing businesses with innovative new project ideas that require input from academia and individuals with innovative ideas for new products or services.
There is no financial cost to the business.
Each project can claim eligible costs including:
Note, funding may not be used to cover the costs of the following:
The Innovation Voucher scheme is being administered by Interface which offers a free matchmaking service, connecting companies with a specific business challenge to the relevant academic expertise.