Innovation advice and funding

Introduction

Research and development (R&D) can help you keep ahead of your competitors by allowing you to introduce innovative new products or services or improve your existing offering.

You may have a great idea for a new product or service or you may have developed a way to make your business processes more efficient. But your idea could turn out to be worthless if you do not have the expertise, funding or support to bring it to fruition.

If you're in this position, there is a great deal of support, advice and funding available for businesses in Northern Ireland.

This guide explains the possible tax advantages for research and development and gives details of grants, awards and sources of equity funding that can help your business to innovate. The guide also gives details of the advice and support that is available for businesses in Northern Ireland.

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