Knowing how to source and access funding for innovation can be a challenge for companies both large and small.
Edinburgh Innovations has a proven track record of identifying the most relevant source for a particular company project as well as providing support for applications.
These schemes can cover product research and development, commercialisation of research and business growth. We can help companies and organisations navigate to the most appropriate stream to ensure success.
Offers programmes to encourage collaborations between business and Scottish universities.
- Scottish Innovation Centres
Provide financial support for transformational collaboration between universities and businesses.
- Scottish Enterprise
Provides support for businesses looking to innovate.
- Highlands & Islands Enterprise
Provides financial assistance for sectors identified in Scotland’s Economic Strategy.
- Innovate UK
Provides funding of between £25,000 and £10m to develop innovative products, processes or services.
- Industry Strategy Challenge Fund
A £1bn fund over four years to bring together the UK’s research and business to meet the major industrial and societal challenges of our time.
Funding to support excellent research, as judged by peer review, that has an impact on the growth, prosperity and well-being of the UK.
- Global Challenges Research Fund
A five-year, £1.5bn fund to tackle global challenges in the national interest, addressing problems faced by developing countries.
- Horizon 2020
A seven- year, €80bn fund to ensure Europe produces world-class science, removes barriers to innovation and makes it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering innovation.