Innovation advice and support
If you have an idea for an innovative product or service, our experienced team at The Forge offers impartial innovation advice and support to help take your ideas forward.
Our specialist knowledge of the innovation and funding landscape, coupled with industry-specific expertise, cutting-edge academic research and national and international networks, means we can help you identify the innovation funding that is relevant to your business. We understand how bids are assessed and can provide specialist support and advice when writing applications to ensure the best chance of success.
Our specialist support includes:
- Identification of research and development funding opportunities
- Managing and streamlining the application process
- Advice and guidance on submission criteria to ensure all requirements are met
- Strategic advice and input at every project milestone
- Opportunity to identify partnerships to strengthen and enhance applications
- Management of partnerships within collaborative bids
- Review of applications ensuring logical flow and understanding for assessors