Support Organisations

Organisations and events that offer potential assistance to companies

Make it to Market grant - up to £5,000 available

Do you have a Business Gateway advisor and want to adapt your product to take overseas? If so then it’s worth looking at the Make it to Market grant which offers 70% funding of eligible cost between £2,000 and £5,000 You can use it for: New projects when product is beyond research and close to

Digital Health Technology Catalyst 2017: £8 million in grants available

Are you a UK based SME and have a Digital Health project that you intend to carry out in the UK? DESCRIPTION Innovate UK is to invest up to £8 million in Digital Health projects that develop new technology solutions to healthcare challenges. Feasibility projects must range in size from total

By Design Grant - Up to £5,000 Support from Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise is offering a grant of £2,000 to £5,000 to SMEs (Small to Medium Size Enterprises) to help improve design of new products and services for your business. It can be used for a number of things e.g. Sampling or Minimal Viable Product Design Service design or manufacture ready

Work Place Innovation Grant - upto £5,000 of support

Scottish Enterprise can provide a grant of up to £5,000 to support innovation in the workplace. Projects need to be to include at least two of the followin themes People To support motivating staff beyond pay - e.g. recognising the benefits of diversity, reward and supporting learning and

Aberdeen’s newest business centre opens its doors to local start-ups

A collaborative effort between Balmoral Group and Elevator has resulted in one of the most modern business centres in the North-east preparing to open its doors to new and developing business start-ups. The @balmoralHUB, situated at Balmoral Business Park on the south side of Aberdeen, is a purpose

New Business Accelerator for Startups in Dundee!

Remember, from little Acorns... mighty Oaks grow! Applications are now open for a new Business Accelerator that will help start-up businesses in the Tayside area. Acorn Enterprise is looking to increase the impact of its activities by branching out to a new location in Dundee city-centre, starting

Research & Development Tax Credits: Are you missing out?

What Are R&D Tax Credits R&D Tax Credits are a UK Government Corporation Tax relief scheme that could reduce your company’s tax bill and provide you with cash back. SME’s who qualify can claim back upto 33% of their R&D costs, as cash or a Tax credit. R&D Projects That Might Qualify

Emerging and Enabling Technologies Competition

Innovate UK is investing up to £15 million in innovative projects that will inspire and stimulate the products and services of tomorrow The aim of this competition is to help UK businesses broaden their innovation activities, disrupt existing markets and find new revenue sources. Projects led by

Small Business Boost

More than half of all employees in Scotland work for an SME. The Royal Bank of Scotland has created and environment where entrepreneurs and small business can get support. In January RBS launched Boost to help small businesses with access to business growth enablers and a growth events programme.

Nesta's new Open Up Challenge

Nesta’s new Open Up Challenge offers £50k awards and ultimately a £1m prize. It is aimed at creators of next-generation services, apps and tools that will help UK small businesses get more from their banking. Applications open 23 March 2017. Nesta will also be in Edinburgh on Tuesday 28th March for