An overview:

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.

ERDF logo By providing dedicated human resource and academic expertise, KRISP delivers the knowledge, focus and procedures that will help local SMEs bring their innovative products and services to market quicker and support their long-term sustainable growth.

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.

What impact will it make?

By 2023, the Programme will:

  • Support 460 local businesses
  • Create 90 higher value jobs
  • Generate £24m GVA from £10.5m investment (>2:1 ROI)

More information

For more details about the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme, please visit the dedicated page on our Business section.