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Innovation Vouchers

Companies from certain sectors (and those associated with these sectors) will be given priority access to the grants (see table below), however, applications from companies not included in these groups that have good innovation ideas will also be considered.  

Greater Birmingham and Solihull

Districs:

  • Telford and Wrekin
  • Shropshire
  • Herefordshire

 Priority Sectors

  • Defence and Securities
  • Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Environmental Technologies and Services
  • Renewable Energy, water technology, waste management and pollution control
  • Food and Drink (processing, food packaging, materials innovation, testing and development, specialist logistics and preservation)

The Black Country

Districts:

  • Dudley
  • Sandwell
  • Walsall
  •  Wolverhampton

 Priority Sectors

  • Transport Technologies including Aerospace and Automotive
  •  Building Technologies / Construction
  •  Advanced Manufacturing including Advanced Engineering
  •  Environmental Technologies
  •  Business Services

The Marches

Districs:

  • Telford and Wrekin
  • Shropshire
  • Herefordshire

Priority Sectors

  • Defence and Securities
  • Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Environmental Technologies and Services
  • Renewable Energy, water technology, waste management and pollution control
  • Food and Drink (processing, food packaging, materials innovation, testing and development, specialist logistics and preservation)