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Innovation Vouchers

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Innovation Vouchers

An Innovation Voucher provides funding to small and medium sized businesses (up to a value of £5000) to work with an expert from a University, College or other Public Sector Research Body to bring new knowledge to help businesses innovate, develop and grow.

Invest Northern Ireland award Innovation Vouchers to the value of £5,000 to small and medium sized businesses to work, on a commercial in confidence manner, with Technologists from a list of approved knowledge providers, of which CAFRE is one. This partnership provides the company with the support and knowledge required to help businesses innovate, develop and grow, through access to research and scientific expertise.

There are generally four opportunities per year for applications and each company may avail of three sequential vouchers.

If you are interested in this the use of Innovation Vouchers with CAFRE, please contact Zita McNaugher at Zita.McNaugher@daera-ni.gov.uk