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HIE’s Research and Development (R&D) grant funding can help you develop new products, processes and services. This funding is discretionary and all sizes of businesses are eligible. We will consider grant support to R&D projects where:
Scotland and the UK have a very supportive network of funders for business R&D. Our team of innovation specialists are here to help develop your project from idea to commercialisation and identify the most appropriate sources of funding. The service includes guidance on preparing applications for a range of schemes, including SMART: SCOTLAND and Innovate UK, as well as sector-specific funds.
We can also facilitate introductions to potential collaborators in academia, through Interface, Scottish Innovation Centres and the UK Catapult network.
If you have a project ready or would like to talk to someone about R&D funding, please contact us.