Regional Funding

A number of National and Regional funding opportunities also exist for Scottish companies, some of which are listed below: 

If your innovation represents a significant technological advance within your industry sector, you may qualify for a SMART : SCOTLAND grant.
Small, medium and large enterprises may receive funding for research and development, even if the innovation is new only to your business.
Investment scheme available for businesses in designated areas of Scotland. Provides funding towards an investment project that will create or safeguard jobs in the business.
The Technology Strategy Board drives innovation through the organisation and sponsorship of various competition programmes across various sectors.
R&D tax credits were introduced to increase investment in innovation. Companies may qualify if they are looking for funding for an innovative business idea.