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Level 1:
Areas of one to one support
(a minimum of two days support from RTC innovation advisors)

  • Idea health checks and IP audits (infringement, freedom to operate)
  • Product, publication and patent searching (novelty)
  • Commercialisation assistance and legal advice (partnering, business model, licencing etc)
  • Facilitation of company introductions
  • Business development support (strategy)
  • Specialist market research (bespoke support using commercial data sources)
  • Copyright advice for training materials

Level 2:
Masterclasses and workshops
(half or full day sessions delivered on a range of topics throughout the year)

  • Innovation training
  • Monetizing IP
  • Business model development
  • Understanding customer needs
  • Accessing market intelligence

Level 3:
Funded Support for Innovation
Up to 35 % Grant Funding for work with external specialists projects between £3,000 and £6,000

Through Pathways to Innovation RTC North can provide support with the development and commercialisation of innovative ideas.

Eligible companies can access subsidised services for projects which lead to the development of new technologies, products, processes and services. From strategic planning, market strategy and helping companies to access proof of concept and other forms of funding, and procurement advice.

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