The West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is an Innovate UK Edge delivery partner for the region. Innovate UK EDGE is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s investment in innovative businesses that drive economic growth. It is a publicly-funded service available to all high-potential small to medium sized innovation-driven companies, including Innovate UK grant winners.

The Innovation & Growth Specialists are at the centre of providing bespoke support that grows and scales innovative businesses. The Innovate UK Edge business growth and support comprises of :

Exploiting business innovation: Developing a commercial strategy and building a team to deliver it; protecting & harnessing your IP; improving innovation management & accessing the innovation ecosystem globally

Sourcing funding and finance: Applying the right strategy to secure grants and capital for your business, enhancing investor appeal and getting investment ready to propel your growth

Opening new markets: Creating connections to partners & leveraging insights to expand into vertical & international markets and achieve scale.

If your business is innovation-driven and growing, then one of Innovation & Growth Specialists can work together with you to maximise your company’s potential.

What do we do?

Exploring Business Innovation… what does this mean in practice?

We’re a team of specialists helping to simplify and plan the way forward for your business. Innovating within your business can be as simple as implementing new ideas, new services or planning to bring a new product to market.

We provide bespoke client-led support to stabilise your business, support with growth plans by helping to review and adapt business models, exploit intellectual assets and examine your supply chains to make them ready for internationalisation.

We help your business to enter global markets by finding international partnerships by utilising our partnering platforms

How we can help?

  • Growth and Upscaling Strategies
  • Protecting and Enhancing Your Intellectual Property
  • Exploring and Expanding on Local & International Markets
  • Searching for International Partnerships
  • Find knowledge, funding, R&D projects, businesses and experts
  • Unpick the maze of business support and Innovation Support available to your business

Who can we help?

Whether you’re in the early stages of thinking about bringing a new service or product to market, or you’re in the process of taking your business to the next level.

Contact us today

To learn how your business can benefit from Innovate UK EDGE support, please email us on

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