There are no charges for an exploratory conversation or a meeting to discuss your ideas and the support you think you need. Should significant work be required to understand/develop your ideas this would be a chargeable services and only proceed with your formal agreement. However, the HVM Catapult team will be able to guide you to potential sources of funding that may offset some of the costs for the work we’d be doing for you.
Our seven centres can help smaller businesses in many ways, including: early-stage development, access to equipment, toolkits, collaborative R&D with a consortium and more. These activities are aimed at SMEs that want to improve productivity, reduce costs, develop new products or processes and de-risk the use of technology.