Not eligible for By Design?

Even if your business is not eligible for a By Design grant, there may be other forms of relevant support available to you.

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Specialist Innovation Support

The service will provide you with guidance on how best to develop an innovation project in order to maximise revenue for your business, investigate more efficient processes or improve productivity.

Make it to Market grant funding

Funding to help your business prepare its products and services for international markets.

Finance your research – R&D Grants

Research and Development (R&D) Grant to support businesses developing new products, processes and services.

Manage your intellectual assets

Help to identify, manage and exploit the hidden value of your business. Managing your intellectual property effectively can make a big difference in a wide range of situations.

Collaborate for success

If you have a strong business case that relies on seeking a partner, we’ll put our networks to work on your behalf.

Other organisations that can help

Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offer professional resources and support to help, including workshops, events, news and advice or support to develop your business plan.

Go to the Business Gateway website

Scottish Edge

Funding competition aimed at Scotland’s young, early stage and high growth potential entrepreneurs.

Go to the Scottish Edge website


The Interface team can help your business with the creation and development of new products, services and processes by connecting you to the right academic expertise within Scotland.

Go to the Interface website

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