SPRING support SMEs in the same geography and sectors as SING, but is for those companies with projects leading to growth and productivity improvement such as extra capacity, new / updated capabilities.
Now closed, this project was part-funded by ERDF and supported SMEs to improve existing products or develop new products, processes and services.
SME support - Main points to note
Support included one or more of the following:
- Review of company research, innovation and development needs – an enrolment meeting to discuss your innovation and growth plans
Identifying appropriate research institutes for research and innovation collaborations – to enable you to progress your plans
2 days of research work carried out by our internal researcher
Fully funded access to support and facilities from Loughborough University
Part-funding towards external costs relating to company based innovation projects – via simplified application process
Part-funded collaboration with research institutes across the UK and further afield – this call has now closed
Download details: Sing Info Sheet
PROSPER supports SMEs in Leicester and Leicestershire and is for those companies looking to improve existing products or develop new products, processes and services through research and development activities.