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As a business owner, you’ve got a vision. But are you simply doing what you've always done?

For many businesses, it’s fine to operate within the status quo. But for those with real ambition, it’s often a case of finding the right time or knowing where to start in developing your ideas. So how can you make that vision a reality?

How we can help

If you're looking to develop new products or technologies, or take existing products or services to new customers or markets, you can access FREE expert innovation advice and support through the innovate2succeed programme (i2s). It’s simple to get started and it's fully funded so you won't need to stretch your budget. 

The i2s programme offers 6 key areas to choose from. Simply register with the i2s programme today and one of our innovation experts will be in touch to begin the process with an initial business assessment.

Digital Marketing

Take stock of your digital strategy to compete in this fast-changing world.

  • Engage your target market
  • Create the right tone of voice for social media
  • Develop strategies that generate conversions
  • Measure what works and what doesn’t

Sales & Marketing

Is your sales and marketing strategy really delivering the results you want?

  • Review your marketing plan
  • Understand your markets
  • Target the right prospects
  • Achieve measurable results

Lean Business Processes

How to introduce the most effective and efficient processes to your business.

  • Minimise waste 
  • Maximise productivity
  • Implement change in the workplace

Writing Grant Applications

Learn what makes a good bid and increase your chances of winning valuable contracts consistently.

  • Evaluate your chances of funding 
  • Improve your success in contract wins

Finance

Find the most suitable sources of finance and learn how to prepare your business for investment.

  • Understand your finance needs
  • Produce a set of financial projections
  • Identify the most appropriate sources of finance

Intellectual Property Audit

Get a free audit of your IP position together with recommendations on IP strategy and management.

  • Trademarks
  • Design Rights
  • Copy Rights
  • Patents
  • Join the i2s programme

    Get your initial business assessment with one of our innovation experts.

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  • Join the i2s programme

    Get your initial business assessment with one of our innovation experts.

  • i2s is really challenging, it forces you to focus on your offering and messaging to customers. I would absolutely recommend it, we see i2s as a valuable partner in helping us to deliver on our original concept.
    Richard Ryan - i2s testimonial
    Richard Ryan
    Director of Totem
  • FACT

    81% of businesses taking the i2s programme were able to escalate bringing a new product or process to market