Have you ever considered a cross-border partnership to drive innovation in your business?
If your business has an innovative idea for a new product or service, and has a strategic partner based in the Republic of Ireland, the Co-Innovate Programme has just the package of support for you!
Funding of up to €600,000 is now available to SMEs for a limited time with the deadline for applications fast approaching on 7 June 2019. All partnerships must have at least one partner based in ROI’s border counties and one partner based in NI/ Western Scotland*.
Co-Innovate is currently looking for cross-border projects with strong commercial potential, from SMEs in the manufacturing or tradeable services sectors, to apply for their project support and help accelerate innovation within your business.
Partnerships are probably the most effective way an organisation can drive innovation and adapt to today’s changing landscape – getting there just takes a bit of dedication, faith and SUPPORT – this is where Co-Innovate can help.
Co-Innovate is an innovation programme that is supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).
Co-Innovate’s Business to Business and Cluster partnership programmes can provide your business with the opportunity to form a strategic research & innovation partnership to accelerate the development of a new product or service to improve your business’s competitiveness.
With funding up to €600,000 available to support a 24-month research and innovation project, applications are welcomed from all sectors, they are particularly encouraged from the renewables energy, life and health science and agri/food tech sectors.
*Eligible areas include Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire, Lochaber, Skye & Lochalsh, Arran & Cumbrae and Argyll & Bute and Eilean Siar/ Western Isles.
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Eligibility conditions apply but the application process is simple. Funding is currently available with the deadline for applications is on 7 June 2019.
For more information about Business to Business or Cluster Partnership funding and to apply visit: www.co-innovateprogramme.eu