The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £2m in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation by small and micro businesses in a broad range of manufacturing competences.
The competition is open to small and micro companies only (no more than 50 employees), working either alone or in collaboration with one partner. Projects can last up to four months and are eligible for grants of up to £25,000. Total project costs must not exceed £33,000. The single company or partners must spend most of the money in house.