Innovation Vouchers Round 2 Call for Applications Now Open 

Innovation Vouchers  are a Solutions for Business Product designed to help businesses purchase academic and research expertise from the region's universities and research institutes to support innovation and business improvement.   

Following the completion of the first pilot round, which ran from January 2009 to June 2009, EEDA has launched a second round of Innovation Vouchers.   

The call for applications for the second round launched on Monday 14 September 2009.  The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Monday 12 October  2009. 


Innovation Vouchers provide small to medium-sized (SMEs) companies in the East of England with £3,000 work of one-to-one collaboration with one of the region's universities or research institutes.  Innovation Vouchers form part of Solutions for Business, a highly targeted, publically funded suite of products and services offering solutions to real business needs and tackling market failure.   

For further information and to download an application form please visit the EEDA website:  

If you have any questions please email