Grants & Funding


R & D Grants and Funding are a valuable source of new funds for innovative companies. The UK has a variety of agencies and application processes.

Smart Programme

‘Smart’ is operated by the Technology Strategy Board. The Technology Strategy Board is
the UK’s innovation agency based in Swindon. Smart replaces the previous ‘regional’ grant
system run by regional development agencies. Grants range from £50k to £250k.
Three types of grant are available to eligible companies:
– Proof of market grant
– Proof of concept grant
– Development of prototype grant
Pre start-ups, start-ups, and small and medium-sized businesses from all sectors across
the UK may apply for the Smart programme.
At European level, many funding programmes are available for UK businesses such as:
Further information on the UK grant process, including full guidance for applicants, is
available here:
Further information on the Smart Programme is available here
Tax Insight offers full assistance with the Grant process to ensure your company is not
turned down and receives valuable assistance with start up costs as soon as possible.
To begin the process, contact us here

Alternative Funding

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