Business Innovation Vouchers

News | Posted on Thursday 25 March 2010

Looking to improve processes and systems, enter new markets or develop new or existing products?

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If you’re looking to improve processes and systems, enter new markets or develop new or existing products, we could help provide the expertise and the funding using the Business Link Innovation Voucher’s Scheme.

Business Link Yorkshire's innovation vouchers provide up to £7,000 towards the cost of taking on academic expertise, in a bid to add value to your business. By using your voucher to work in partnership with a experts at the University of York’s Management School.  Some of the ways you could use the scheme to add real value to your business include:

  • administrative and production process improvements
  • improved control of your business by effective use of resources
  • process flow in manufacturing and logistics
  • order and account management
  • customer relationship management
  • HR systems with particular emphasis on leadership and management

The York Management School has an excellent reputation for delivering successful projects under the scheme, with particular strengths in Operations Management, Human Resource Management and Systems Development.

Who can apply?

Companies across the Yorkshire and Humber region, with less than 250 employees, from any sector, are eligible to apply.

Why work with us?

We have a successful track record in working with small and medium sized enterprises and are able to provide solutions to a range of business challenges.  We're here to help provide guidance and steer on a potential project. So talk to us and see what we can do for you. We can provide general advice or help develop a potential project, so call us on 01904 432881 or e-mail

... and we can help!

'We're always looking for new ways to work with our partners to transfer our know-how to help them develop their products and services.'

Amanda Hullick, Director of the Centre for Business Collaboration

Contact us

York Management School
+44 (0)1904 325032

Contact us

York Management School
+44 (0)1904 325032