But where can you get some advice and apply for a grant?
Below are some websites where you can get some advice and
also apply for funding, explore the links below to find out more:
Innovate UK, is part of a non-departmental public body which
is funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government called, UK Research and
Innovation. They drive business growth by working with start-up companies to
connect them to business partners, customers and innovators that can help turn
their ideas into physical products and services.
For more information on Innovate UK please visit their
SETsquared, is an enterprise partnership and a dynamic
collaboration between the top five leading research-led universities of Bath,
Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. Their drive is to turn innovation into
thriving businesses and they have supported over 3,500 entrepreneurs since
2002. Whichever stage you are at, even
if you are a student, they have support programmes available to help you
throughout your ventures’ lifecycle.
To find out more about SETsquared visit their website: https://www.setsquared.co.uk/about-us/
If your entrepreneur venture is within the marine sector this
organisation might be for you. Marine Southeast is a not-for-profit
organisation and they work with businesses across the marine and maritime
sectors. Their aim to increase productivity through innovation, develop
workforce development, skills, training initiatives and help raise the marine
Interested in finding out more? Visit their website here: https://www.marinesoutheast.co.uk/Capabilities/
The NATEP programme helps start-up companies in the aerospace
supply chain to develop innovative technologies. They connect new businesses
with existing customers to help grow your customer base. The programme not only
offers grant funding, but also high calibre technical and management resource
to help new companies and accelerate new businesses growth.
For more information on the NATEP programme visit their
Are you a start-up company looking for FREE CAD Software and
to bring your product to market faster? If so, it is worth checking our
SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur Program. Click here to see if you are eligible: https://www.solidsolutions.co.uk/solidworks-industries/entrepreneurs-startups/cad-software.aspx