South-West-England-Microelectronics-iNet-lightbulbThink you’ve got an innovative new use for microelectronics technology in new products and services? Do you just need an expert to tell you whether it’s feasible or help you develop it?

iNetS South West Microelectronics offer innovation vouchers of up to £10,000 to enable external expertise to be used by a company to allow you to innovate, develop and grow.

You have to be quick though, there’s only 2 days left to apply for this round. It closes on Friday 17 October 2014.

Areas of particular interest

iNets SW Microelectronics is particularly interested in funding the following areas:

  • Power management, and energy efficient sustainable technology
  • Smart grids
  • Transport, including marine
  • Healthcare, wellbeing and medical electronics
  • Smart communities
  • Test and verification
  • Industrial, instrumentation
  • M2M communications
  • Security

Selection criteria

Interested? The selection criteria for the funding is below. You must:

  • Support a small to medium sized enterprise (SME) based within the South West
  • Have received less than €200,000 in State Aid during the last 3 years
  • Demonstrate innovation in product, service or business processes
  • Lead to a commercially viable product or service
  • Lead to tangible and measurable results such as multiple party collaboration, new product development, job creation, company growth and increased economic value
  • In the case of larger projects, clearly identify the project phase with which the iNet will engage

You can find out more about the South West England Microelectronics iNet in the video below:

Apply for an application pack by emailing microelectronics@inets-sw.co.uk, or you can read more about it on the South West England Microelectronics iNet website.