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Support and funding

We offer Welsh businesses help and funding for research, development and innovation.

SMART suite of support

The First Minister’s announcement of the approval of SMARTExpertise and SMARTCymru completes the Welsh Government’s SMART Suite of support for Innovation and R&D, with these new programmes joining SMARTInnovation.

SMARTCymru and SMARTExpertise welcome enquiries from companies and research organisations with projects to discuss eligibility and potential funding opportunities. 

For further information and guidance on these operations please contact our team of Research Development Managers and Innovation Specialists on the Business Wales Helpline 03000 6 03000. 

Sut y gallwch gael cymorth SMART ar gyfer eich busnes


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Additional support

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Intellectual Property

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