Research funding and support

Discover the benefits of research for your business

Research and Development tax relief

If you are working on a project that is going to advance knowledge in your industry, you might qualify for tax relief.

See if your research qualifies for tax relief

Research partners

By working with existing research bodies, such as universities or incubators, you can access the right expertise to make your ideas reality

Academic institutions or programmes to help you

Research funding

Our list of available funding includes a range of grants and loans designed to support research and innovation.

Find out what funding is available

Made Smarter innovation support

If you’re a manufacturing business that is looking to increase the use of technology, the Made Smarter programme could help you access advice, support and even grant funding.

Made Smarter could help your business

Choc Affair Wins Prestigious Made Smarter Yorkshire & Humber Award

The region's manufacturers took centre stage at Insider's 2024 Made in Yorkshire Awards. The prestigious event celebrated Yorkshire and Humber's world-class companies and their impact. One of the big winners was Choc Affair, the beloved York chocolatier renowned for its ethical and award-winning creations. Choc Affair clinched the top spot in the Made Smarter Yorkshire & Humber Awards.