CCR Academic-Industry Partnerships Programme

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 You can now register your interest in the Cardiff Capital Region Academic-Industry Partnerships Programme, an exciting opportunity for high-potential businesses to unlock ambitious new growth opportunities by partnering with Academic expertise.

Academic-Industry Partnerships project, funded by the Cardiff Capital Region and UK Levelling Up, and delivered in partnership between University of South Wales, Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University is now live for expression of interest and application .

This programme offers 25 SMEs across the Cardiff Capital Region up to £14,000 towards the development of new products and services which will be boost economic growth, requiring a small contribution match by the SME of 10-25% depending on SME size. Key outcomes of the programme should include enterprises adopting new or improved products or services, or new to firm technologies and processes.

Led by the University of South Wales, in collaboration with Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University, the programme will facilitate the development of new or improved products, services, technologies, or processes, fostering innovation and economic growth within the region via targeted funding. For more information on the programme and its goals, click here.

If you would like to express an interest in engaging with the programme, please complete the Expression of Interest form here, or contact a member of the team at [email protected]