Innovation Bridges, University of Bedfordshire, UK Government, and EU Regional Development Fund logos
This programme is now closed. However, we can offer similar type of support through a number of other initiatives.

Please get in touch with us to discuss your needs. 

The University of Bedfordshire can provide expertise and funding to support innovation in your SME, through the EU-funded Innovation Bridges project. We can help you bring new products, processes or services IN to your business, and launch new products, processes or services OUT to the market.

Some of the areas Innovation Bridges can support:

List of Solutions

Who is Innovation Bridges for?

  • Start-ups and established businesses with fewer than 250 employees
  • Businesses looking to collaborate in research and innovation to get to the front of the market
  • Businesses registered in the SEMLEP, OxLEPCambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority areas - along the Oxford to Cambridge Arc
  • Business leaders who prefer a quick application process

What you can expect

  • Grant opportunities between £1,000 & £15,000 to implement your idea
  • Applications are subject to the ERDF Grant Guidance [PDF] criteria


For more information about this project, please read the Summative Assessment [PDF]