Innovative Product Support Service

Academic and specialist advice for businesses in the early stages of developing a new product or process.

Who it’s for

Businesses in Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Solihull, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Tamworth, Wyre Forest, Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford, South Staffordshire, Cannock Chase, Newcastle-under-Lyme, East Staffordshire, Lichfield and Tamworth with turnover of no more than £40 million that are developing:

  • environmental technologies
  • low carbon engineering and products
  • digital technologies
  • transport technologies
  • electronics
  • medical technologies

Maximum employees


What you can get

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can get specialist support from the following universities:

  • Aston University - photonics and sensing technology applications
  • Birmingham City University - creative product design, development and marketing
  • University of Wolverhampton - design concepts, CAD modelling, engineering analysis, market research and intellectual property (IP) strategy


University of Wolverhampton

Find out more on the University of Wolverhampton website
Published 20 March 2017