Innovation Voucher Scheme

  • Increasingly, the first step in building links with businesses is through a short feasibility study to determine whether a project is worth taking forward.

    Eligible feasibility studies for Scottish SMEs can be funded by the Scottish Funding Council’s Innovation Voucher Scheme (IVS) operated by Interface. IVS can provide £5k of funding for an initial feasibility study and up to £20k of match-funding for follow-on studies:

    If you would like to explore using an innovation voucher to get started on your project then please contact Lorraine Dymond.

    Innovation Centres

    UWS works in partnership with the eight new Scottish Innovation Centres established by the Scottish Funding Council. The Innovation Centres provide funding for joint project work between Scottish Universities and Scottish companies and are aligned to key business sectors.