£1m worth of support for businesses available from Coventry University

Tuesday 17 June 2014

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Looking for help and support to improve your business during these challenging times?

Coventry University’s SME Engagement Fund is offering £1m worth of support for businesses, in a flexible and responsive programme provided by the Higher Education Innovation Fund.

Eligible beneficiaries include small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) located in the UK and, although the programme cannot support charities, it does support social enterprise companies.

Areas of support include product design, prototyping and usability research, evaluating new  technologies with groups of end users. Funding will typically cover project costs including University consultancy and staff costs and the use of University resources and equipment.

Support is available for projects with total costs of between £3,000 and £15,000, funded on a 50% match basis. The SME Engagement fund aims to provide help and support for businesses in a responsive and timely way, with a simple and very quick application system and trained staff ready to assist with your specific requirements.

With a successful application, your business could benefit from funding that reduces your project costs by 50%. Please contact us about your particular needs.

For more information, please contact Guy Smallman