Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme
The Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme (KRISP) has been designed to support businesses that are thinking about, or are currently in the process of, developing a new product, process or service. By providing academic expertise and dedicated human resource, we can deliver the expertise, focus and processes that will help your business innovate and grow. The programme is fully-funded and open to small-to medium sized UK businesses in the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire area.
The Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme (KRISP) is delivered through the Keele University Science & Innovation Park Smart Innovation Hub (project reference: 32R17P01691). This programme is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme.
Fully-funded Innovation Team
Businesses benefit from the support of a fully-funded innovation team. Collaborating with you on a part-time basis, consisting of:
• An Innovation Advisor who will work with you to scope and define the project brief, supervise the work of Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) Associates and input research expertise and subject knowledge where necessary;
• Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) Associates - a dedicated resource, working on business innovation;
• A Business Engagement Manager - your dedicated point of contact for the duration of the project and beyond. They can also broker other resources where necessary;
• Additional academic expertise to ensure the project reaches its full potential, the expertise of the wider Keele University workforce can be drawn on where necessary.
An overview of the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme.