Fund title: Innovate UK Edge
Focus of fund/fund aims:
Specialist tailored support for ambitious, innovative small businesses that have the potential to grow
Innovate UK EDGE provides a range of services to help ambitious, innovative SMEs scale and grow. The service is replacing the support that was formerly provided through the Enterprise Europe Network.
The service helps businesses to:
Exploit innovation – including developing and managing innovation processes, making the right connections and advice on Intellectual Property
Enter new markets – including making links with overseas markets, brokerage events and specialist supply chain support
Source funding – helping innovative SMEs to make sense of the funding and finance opportunities appropriate for their business stage, support with accessing R&D funding
Innovative businesses will be supported by a dedicated specialist adviser who is local to them.