Get an innovation voucher

You could be eligible for a £5,000 voucher to get expert help to do something new. Interested?

If yours is a small or medium-sized* business you can apply for an innovation voucher to ‘purchase’ specialist knowledge. This will help you to develop solutions to business issues, or improve or create products, services and processes that will help your business compete more effectively.

Typical projects we support include:

  • Ideas for new or improved products, processes and services.
  • Product and service testing.
  • Access to information and expertise on new materials.
  • Tapping into research and scientific research.

Using the voucher, which is worth up to £5,000, you can team up with one of 39 respected universities, colleges and research organisations throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

The programme is flexible and straightforward, letting you access expertise for many kinds of innovation projects.

Our next Innovation Voucher call is open from Monday 30 January to 3pm Friday 17 February 2017.

Find out more information about the programme here.

* Medium-sized businesses should not have received assistance through Invest NI's R&D programme in the past 5 years.


Not sure that this support is right for you?
Contact Us and we can explore options for your business together.


Our support may be subject to some eligibility criteria.


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