Research support can be invaluable in helping expand or improve your businesses’ range of products. In this section, you can find a list of potential funding sources, how to claim tax relief on your research and development activities, where to begin with finding research partners to develop ideas, and how to access funded support for digital innovation and training.
Discover the benefits of research for your business
If you are working on a project that is going to advance knowledge in your industry, you might qualify for tax relief.
By working with existing research bodies, such as universities or incubators, you can access the right expertise to make your ideas reality
Our list of available funding includes a range of grants and loans designed to support research and innovation.
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.
Choc Affair Ltd., a beloved York-based chocolate manufacturer known for its ethical and award-winning creations, has achieved a significant in capacity to produce their handmade delights.
In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Tom Addison, maker, and designer at Tom Addison Fine Furniture, is celebrating significant growth and success with vital support from the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub.
A North Yorkshire business owner is boosting her brand thanks to digital skills training.
DJ Assembly, a thriving independent business, has secured a maximum grant of £20,000 from the Made Smarter programme. This funding will enable the company to acquire a Detech machine, a significant upgrade that will boost efficiency, productivity, and product quality.
Trimble Group CEO Toby Trimble has hailed ‘game-changing’ Richmondshire business support, which is helping them flourish.
Tadweld, a long-established welding and fabrication company based in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, is pleased to announce the support it has received through the Made Smarter programme, including a £20k grant aimed at enhancing digital capabilities and fostering innovation within businesses.
Harrogate Brewing Company, a family-owned business with a decade-long legacy, is celebrating a ‘six-fold increase’ in turnover with comprehensive support provided by the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub.
Period Mouldings Limited has been awarded £20,000 from the Made Smarter programme to revolutionise its production capabilities through digital innovation.
A GRANT of almost £10,000 is helping a Scarborough tech company boost services and production buy investing in new equipment.
A PRECISION engineering firm near Filey is adding an advanced robot to its workforce after winning funding to upgrade its production process with the latest technology.
A NORTH Yorkshire firm which produces technology for use in hazardous environments is the first in the region to receive funding from a new Government initiative aimed at boosting the manufacturing sector.
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