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Innovation Vouchers

SMEs in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland can apply for vouchers worth up to £5,000/€5,000 to enable them to access Ulster University's expertise and facilities. 

The Innovation Voucher Scheme, run by Invest NI and Enterprise Ireland, is designed to help you tap into specialist knowledge in order to develop forward-thinking solutions, ideas to expand and improve or create new products, services and processes. 

You do not need to be an Invest Northern Ireland or Enterprise Ireland client company to apply and businesses can be awarded up to a maximum of three innovation vouchers (terms and conditions apply). 

Ulster University is one of the lead providers of Innovation Vouchers in Northern Ireland having delivered over 500 projects (view case studies). 

With 15 research institutes, six faculties and four campuses across Northern Ireland we off­er a wide range of expertise as well as state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. 

How to apply

You can find more details and apply via Invest NI or Enterprise Ireland.

You can also contact our innovation voucher specialist to discuss a potential project and find out how Ulster University can help. 

Alternatively, go to Access Ulster to search for relevant expertise or browse facilities/equipment available.

Innovation voucher specialist

Kerry Patterson
Business Development Manager
028 903 68603
k.patterson@ulster.ac.uk