Change: Grants of up to £40k to support the evolution of your business in Swindon & Wiltshire.

Fancy a grant to support your business development plans?

Are you planning, or just started, a project that involves business change? A new product, new way of doing business, adopting new technology, new process? Something innovative for your organisation that needs some research to ensure it will be the right fit for your business and market?

If so the Innovation 4 Growth* fund from the UWE Bristol could be the perfect grant for you, offering 35% match funding to help your project do more, faster, bigger.

The programme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is offering small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Swindon & Wiltshire grants of between £10,000 and £40,000, to fund up to 35% of the total cost of a research and development project. Projects must be completed by December 2022.

We’ve allocated almost 40% of the fund so far to a wide variety of industries across our region. There is no restriction on business type – if you are doing something different to evolve your company it might be a fit, don’t miss out.

We have a team ready to help you scope whether your project would be eligible, as well as offering a review before you submit – all enhancing your likelihood of success. Our application form is designed to help you understand the purpose of each question, and this is an open fund, so you can apply immediately and hear back in less than 4 weeks. 

You can register in 2 minutes here to receive the application form and schedule a one to one.

If you have a project that might be a good fit but would like to check before you register, get in touch – [email protected] 

*Innovation 4 Growth (I4G) is a grant funding programme run by UWE Bristol and funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The programme aims to generate R&D activity, to create new jobs and new to market products, and to grow the Swindon & Wiltshire economy by encouraging investment from the private sector.