If your company is innovation-driven and growing, but you want to take it to the next level, Innovate UK is here to help.
Innovate UK EDGE have announced an SME Growth Fund, awarding up to £15,000 of grant funding to ambitious high growth SMEs registered in the UK who are looking to scale and innovate. The Catapult Network, including the Satellite Applications Catapult, is taking part in this scheme as supplier, providing our Business Support Sessions as well as access to our Facilities.
Businesses that are suitable for the service and the appropriate use of the grant funding include:
To start your application process, please reach out to Innovate UK via their website.
Sprint Programme – Short burst, high intensity workshops that supports companies with market, technology or user needs to develop a strategy for the next stage of their business: https://sa.catapult.org.uk/business-sprints/
Westcott Incubator – Bespoke start-up support services for 5G, drones, and propulsion start-ups: https://wbic.org.uk/
Rapid Commercialisation – Fail-safe exploration of the value of space-based datasets for non-space start-ups, primes, and government
Scale-Up Programme – Bespoke business support package tailored to companies needs covering market intelligence & access, access to finance and investment, network and supply chain building.
Disruptive Innovation for Space Centre (DISC) – Bespoke packages providing access to design, protypoing, assembly integration and testing facilities: design software, cleanrooms, vibration table, thermal cycle testing, RF testing, antenna testing, prototype and low volume production facility, near-field (non-reflective chamber), far-field testing ranges and equipment. Coming soon: metal 3D printing rapid prototyping: https://sa.catapult.org.uk/facilities/disc/
Future Networks Development Centre and Drone Testing Facilities (at Westcott) – Access to 5G telecoms hardware, software, platform and the latest generation of equipment, offering an environment designed to enable product prototyping and product development to start-ups, SMEs and other businesses. Drone testing support packages: https://futurenetworks.space/
Data Acquisition & Command Control