Innovate2Succeed


innovate2succeed is an innovation management support programme designed to scale up your company. Innovation is one of the driving forces behind all ambitious businesses, helping them expand and succeed. But bringing ground breaking ideas to market, attracting investment, embracing international opportunities and scaling up can be challenging. innovate2succeed helps you nurture innovation more effectively, rapidly commercialise concepts and grow your bottom line.


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With up to seven days of funded guidance, tailored to your needs innovate2succeed gives you the resources, tools and expertise to:

  • Stimulate innovation
  • Improve innovation management
  • Develop internal processes
  • Access funding and markets
  • Find new sources of finance
  • Tap into new clients and customers
  • Commercialise and grow
  • Build and enhance your business model
  • Protect and harness ideas
  • Launch marketing campaigns
  • Step up exports

innovate2succeed is open to SMEs who are able to demonstrate innovation and growth potential and is a fully funded programme to support ambitious businesses just like yours. innovate2succeed recognises the critical role innovation can play in your company’s growth. The programme is designed to help your company overcome barriers to growth and innovation in order to develop new products and services and bring them to market.

Please also see the section below covering “Inspiring Innovation” which can be delivered as part of the innovate2succeed programme.


It is delivered over four phases:

      1. Analysis One of our specialist innovation advisers works with you to identify the innovation challenges, opportunities and growth areas in your organisation. Topics covered include strategic management, leadership, process improvements, business performance and innovation culture.
      2. Action Our innovation adviser works with you to agree an action plan. This sets out how you can tackle barriers to developing a framework and culture which fully harnesses your innovation management and commercialisation potential.
      3. Delivery Your business receives tailored support through a bespoke package of modules, delivered mostly face-to-face but also remotely. This can include collaboration with organisations such as research centres, universities, finance and funding providers and other national programmes.
      4. Review Your business works with our adviser to carry out a full programme review, assessing impact and planning next steps for sustainable commercialisation and growth.

Modules may include:

  • Strategic management
  • Process improvement
  • Accessing international markets
  • Embedding entrepreneurship into business operations
  • Innovation culture
  • Investment readiness
  • Lean business practices
  • Protecting and exploiting ideas
  • Access to finance and investment
  • Innovation in selling, digital marketing and export capability

Current opportunities:

Inspiring Innovation – a 100% funded series of 5 half day workshops covering all aspects of the innovation process for SMEs across the Midlands looking to introduce new products or services.

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument

Innovate UK Competitions


Innovate2Succeed programme is part financed by the European Regional Development Fund, and is delivered by Coventry University Enterprises Ltd.


Inspiring Innovation – The five stage process for successful innovation in business

A new programme for SME business leaders who wish to develop innovative new products or services.

100% funded for eligible companies.

An intensive workshop programme for Business Leaders of established SMEs trading in B2B markets who wish to implement a continuous process of commercial innovation in their business.

A unique programme of 5 hour long facilitated workshops plus additional 1:1 expert coaching.

Enabling businesses to create, assess, develop and commercialise innovative new product, service or operational development ideas.


The Inspiring Innovation Process:

    1. Ideation:  filling your ‘innovative ideas pipeline’ for new products, services or operational development – creating your  custom ‘ideas filter’ – Ideation Datasheet
    2. Evaluation:  developing an ‘innovation ready business’ and preparing the business for innovation. Testing strategic fit, viability & synergy of new ideas. Evaluation Datasheet
    3. Investigation: market research, minimum viable product & proof of concept. Capturing the voice of the market and creating competitive advantage. Investigation Datasheet
    4. Development:  turning proven ideas into reality. Rapid development,  technology readiness, collaborations and support mechanisms. Development Datasheet
    5. Commercialisation:  launch / introduction, channels and routes to market. Marketing, monitoring sweating the asset and maximising commercial return. Commercialisation Datasheet
  • These workshops are delivered and facilitated by our team of specialist Innovation advisors. They are aimed at enabling your business to develop an ongoing process for the development and commercialisation of innovative  new products, services or operational improvements.
  • These are hands on practical sessions during which you will work on the innovation challenges and opportunities in your own business supported by our adviser team.
  • Each workshop will conclude with a bespoke action plan for the development of innovative solutions to your business growth.
  • You will also have the 1:1 services of a business adviser from our team who will work with you outside of the workshops at your place of work and support the implementation of your action plan.

These workshops are specifically for the leaders (MD, CEO, Owner etc…) of established small & medium sized companies operating in B2B market places.

In addition to the workshop programme each company will be provided with the 1:1 services of an expert innovation advisor.

The Inspiring Innovation programme is run as part of the UK’s Innovate 2 Succeed funded by Innovate UK and ERDF.

To Register Your Interest in taking part in any of the above programmes please complete our online enquiry form in full stating ‘INSPIRING INNOVATION in Q13 (Other support section).

innovate2succeed is an innovation management support programme designed to scale up your company. Innovation is one of the driving forces behind all ambitious businesses, helping them expand and succeed. But bringing ground breaking ideas to market, attracting investment, embracing international opportunities and scaling up can be challenging. innovate2succeed helps you nurture innovation more effectively, rapidly commercialise concepts and grow your bottom line.

Workshops / Events:

Click here to see our latest events.


To access advice and support please contact CUE Business Solutions:

Tel:     02476 236 406
Email: businesssolutions@cueltd.co.uk
or fill out our contact form

Contact

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