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Business to Business Partnership

Accelerate product development & improve your business's competitiveness

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Are you an SME in the Manufacturing or Tradable Services sectors?

Do you have a great idea to develop an innovative product or service, but which is too big for your company to manage alone?

Do you lack some of the skills or funding to make the idea a reality?

Co-Innovate’s ‘Business to Business Partnership’ programme can provide your business with the opportunity to form a strategic cross-regional Research & Innovation partnership to accelerate innovative product and service development and improve your business's competitiveness.

Due to Covid-19, the deadline for applications has been extended.

Apply by 30th April 2020 to get involved.

Programme Overview:

  • Funding up to €150,000 (up to 50% match funded) per Business to Business Partnership is available to support your 18-24-month project Funding up to €150,000 (up to 50% match funded) per Business to Business Partnership is available to support your 18-24-month project
  • Funding towards collaborative Research & Innovation projects to develop new products or services Funding towards collaborative Research & Innovation projects to develop new products or services
  • Support throughout the application process, including €7,000 to assist the development of your project business case Support throughout the application process, including €7,000 to assist the development of your project business case
  • Structured support through the implementation stage Structured support through the implementation stage
  • Eligible expenditure includes salaries and overheads, equipment, travel & subsistence, 3rd party expertise, prototyping & materials, trials & testing, and IP Eligible expenditure includes salaries and overheads, equipment, travel & subsistence, 3rd party expertise, prototyping & materials, trials & testing, and IP

Programme Benefits:

  • Funding and support to develop your new product or service Funding and support to develop your new product or service
  • Overcome innovation challenges by sharing knowledge, technology, expertise, and resources through collaboration with project partners Overcome innovation challenges by sharing knowledge, technology, expertise, and resources through collaboration with project partners
  • Increased speed to market, revenues and profits Increased speed to market, revenues and profits
  • Embed a culture of innovation within your growing business Embed a culture of innovation within your growing business
  • Access complementary expertise including academia and consultancy Access complementary expertise including academia and consultancy
To apply complete the form below and an Innovation Advisor will be in touch with you.
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