Many businesses choose to work with Ulster University through a direct paid-for consultancy option and our team can provide quotes and guidance on this service.
Funding programmes such as Innovation Vouchers run by Invest NI and Enterprise Ireland can help SME's access university expertise via a voucher worth up to £5,000/ €5,000 to deliver innovative solutions.
Help is also available for longer term projects of strategic, innovative and research focused development.
The Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme offers up to 60% funding for SMEs and up to 40% for larger organisations in the UK.
InterTradeIreland's Innovation Boost (formerly known as Fusion) programme offers up to £56,000 in funding for cross-border projects.
Ulster University Business school and two Ulster Rugby players have partnered to produce Northern Ireland’s first South African ‘boerewors’ or sausage. The funding to work with the University’s Business School was provided by an Innovation Voucher from Invest Northern Ireland.
Start up Technology
TechstartNI supports innovative technology start ups in Northern Ireland with staged development funding and proof of concept grants.
Our research team also work closely with businesses on joint projects and access funding from appropriate Research Councils/Charities to support sector specific projects.
Student Project Support
The Science Shop is an initiative run jointly by Ulster University and Queen's University and provides support for community organisations and social enterprises across Northern Ireland.