Innovation Grants for North East Businesses

There are a range of grants available to North East businesses across the region. We’ve brought together some of those available to businesses doing innovative things. Take a look below for more information.

North East Grants
Find out more about other grants available to regional businesses:

Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support

Northumbria Enterprise Business Support can support the growth of your small to medium sized business by providing a grant to recruit a Northumbria graduate on an internship of 8 weeks to 6 months. Find out more

Supply Chain North East Grant

SMEs can access up to 60% in grants towards stalled pipeline projects due to COVID-19 or activities aimed at developing the supply chain.

Critically, grants up to 80% are available for organisations which can potentially support supply chain needs relating to the health and social care sectors, for example in the provision of PPE, respirators and other products.
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Scaleup North East Grant

Up to 40% grant funding is available to help businesses reach new heights. Extra support and guidance from Scale Up business advisers are also available to help you grow your business.
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NBSL Grant

If you’re a small or medium sized business based in Tyne and Wear, you can apply for a business grant of up to 35% for projects costing between £3,000 and £8,000 (a maximum grant of £2800).
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North East BIC's Innovation Programme Grant

Building on its prior successes, the SME Innovation Programme is designed to help SME’s realise their innovative possibilities. There’s up to 40% Project Funding as well as independent advice and guidance and access to industry experts and suppliers.
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