Business Innovation and Growth Grant

The Business Innovation and Growth Grant is for Scottish small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with more than 10 employees that wish to pursue business growth.

Support is available for activities in the following areas:

  • New product and service development
  • Productivity improvements
  • Development of leadership skills and fair work practices
  • Entering new and expanding international markets

Examples of eligible activities for new product and service development projects include:

  • Development of new products, services or business models to reduce environmental impact.
  • Building skills in innovative processes, automation and emerging information and communication technologies.
  • Commercialising intellectual property (IP), including investor readiness, valuation, protection strategy development, collaboration and research and development agreements, IP training and upskilling. 

See: Business Innovation and Growth Grant (