There are many things to consider when developing new products, such as how to turn your concept into a viable product, how to overcome technical challenges and how to protect your idea. Invest NI can help you with:
New to Research and Development: We are now inviting applications from any small or medium sized business in Northern Ireland who have an idea for a new product or process that could help grow their business. We can give you up to £50,000 to investigate or plan your idea, make and test a prototype, experiment and refine your design or intellectual property costs.
Research and Development: This assistance can help your business develop new products, processes or services.
Design: We can help your business use design to improve performance, profitability, company image, customer loyalty and brand awareness.
Intellectual Property: It’s not just about protecting but also about fully exploiting your intellectual property. We’ll give you advice and assistance on the full range of intellectual asset issues.
Technical advice: We offer practical help across a wide range of technical and legislative issues facing businesses.
Working Collaboratively: We can link your business with other businesses, colleges, universities or other organisations to help you take advantage of opportunities that might otherwise be beyond your reach.
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