What is SMART Innovation?
SMART Innovation is an EU-funded programme, delivered by a team of experienced engineers, scientists, manufacturing specialists and IP experts. Their mission is to help Wales-based businesses commercialise new products, processes and services and help to get their ideas off the ground.
The team combines thousands of hours of industry experience from across engineering, science and manufacturing. A collaborative approach means that whether you want to improve the quality of your supply chain for a new product, or have an automation expert critically review the competitiveness and productivity of your business, we have the skills to make it happen.
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What are the aims of SMART Innovation?
SMART Innovation provides practical and expert support that is tailored to your business needs. We aim to:
- INCREASE THE INNOVATION CAPABILITY OF BUSINESSES IN WALES
We provide businesses in Wales with the tools they need to be able to transform an idea into a reality. This includes access to industry experts who can offer support and advice on researching, developing and innovating your ideas. And even if you don’t consider your business to be an innovator that doesn’t mean you wouldn’t benefit from SMART Innovation support.
- ENCOURAGE COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS IN WALES
We encourage businesses undertaking R&D to work together on innovative projects and can link you up with the best knowledge and expertise to help you develop your business’s idea.
- CO-INVEST IN BUSINESS IN WALES
SMART Innovation helps businesses to access funding to enable innovation and sustainable growth. We support businesses to develop and manage the costs of introducing new and improved products, processes and services.
Hundreds of businesses are already benefitting from SMART Innovation’s support. Find out more about how SMART Innovation can help your business to prosper here.