SMARTCymru offers financial support to Welsh businesses to help them develop, implement and commercialise new products, processes and services.

The programme will co-invest in projects to help create, and build on, the capacity and capability of Welsh businesses to innovate.

Funding is available to support different phases of Research and Development activity;

  • Technical and Commercial Feasibility

  • Industrial Research

  • Experimental Development

  • Exploitation

  • Open Innovation

You can also access help with bringing in external expertise or equipment to develop, implement, or exploit your idea, through our Innovation Voucher application.

Support is delivered by a team of highly experienced Innovation Specialists , all of whom have extensive experience of supporting businesses, and research organisations in undertaking research, development and innovation activity.

Funding for the SMARTCymru project is provided by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

For further information please contact the Business Wales Helpline on 03000 6 03000