Business with Academia is a three way partnership between Companies, Academic Institutes and Project Managers to deliver a 12 month research and innovation project .

SMEs will undertake this cross-border research project to develop a new product, service or process for the business, while also developing their knowledge and innovation capabilities in the process.

There will be a wide variety of projects covering different areas within the manufacturing or tradable services sectors, and the collaborations are deigned to improve your company's competitiveness, productivity and profitability. The Co-Innovate team will also help you find the best Academic Partner for your project needs.

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If you would like to discuss a potential project, are unsure if you meet the criteria, or have any other questions, please feel free to contact a member of the Co-Innovate team.


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Academic Institutes

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Project Manager

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