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Grants available up to £8000

IP for Growth supports businesses from different sectors to identify IP assets, develop processes to protect IP, and use IP to help business growth.

Applications are now closed. For news on future funding, register your details with us.

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What will I get?

Identify your IP

An initial grant of up to £2,400 to procure and complete an IP Audit with a specialist provider.

Additional funding
Take action

A further grant of up to £5,600 to implement recommended actions from the IP Audit.

Professional expertise

Information and advice to understand different types of IP and how it can help your businesses innovate and grow.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible to apply for this grant if:

  • You are based in the West of England (Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, or South Gloucestershire)
  • Able to provide 20% match funding towards the cost of the project
  • Have a staff headcount less than 250, a turnover of no more than £41m, or a balance sheet of no more than £35.2m.

Take action on your IP

Actions that may result from an audit could include:

  • Registration of new patents and trade marks
  • IP Strategy development
  • Staff training on IP
  • Review and reissue of relevant agreements and contracts
  • Development of licensing and franchising capability.

Request a call-back from the Growth Hub team