Technology and Productivity

Innovation & Technology

Product and concept development

Launching a new product can be a complex process but whatever stage you’re at, we can make it easier. From initial concept feasibility and proof of market studies to manufacturing and product launches, we can advise on funding, R&D tax credits, accessing technical expertise, protecting your intellectual property and developing your prototype. Make sure you are staying ahead of your competitors by being the first to hear about the latest funding opportunities - subscribe to receive our business alerts

Innovative services and processes

Innovation isn’t just about invention, it’s about creating services too. Innovative services can add real value to customers, while process innovations like lean manufacturing or better business models can make a massive impact on profitability. With huge cross-sector experience, we can help you plan positive and effective change.

Creating a culture of innovation

We’re not just in it for the short term. Whether we’re helping you to access targeted training or to establish collaborative projects with universities, we’ll help you foster a culture of innovation and a sustainable pipeline of ideas that give you a clear competitive edge, long into the future.

Ask the growth hub for free, expert advice on:

• Product and concept development
• Funding and R&D tax credits
• Accessing technical expertise
• Intellectual property
• Developing prototypes
• Establishing added-value services
• In-house process innovation
• Lean manufacturing
• Business model innovation
• Training your team, at any level
• Collaborating with universities and other businesses
• Knowledge transfer projects
• Optimising your operations
• Developing innovation strategies
• Building a culture of innovation.