APEX Innovation is built on a strong heritage of delivering innovation consultancy to SMEs over the last ten years. We seek to support SMEs in the search for funding and support to best handle their innovative ideas, and ultimately to achieve commercialisation.
Our team has an excellent track record of achieving Research, Development and Commercialisation funding through Horizon 2020 and InnovateUK, among other sources, and has experience stretching back to the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).
The range of services we provide covers:
- Proposal Writing – we have extensive experience across a number of funding schemes, aiming to provide grants and loans to support business development and sustainability.
- Market Research – we help businesses to understand the competitive landscape they are targeting, and the scale of the opportunity that may be in front of them.
- Innovation Appraisal – we assist business owners and managers to identify opportunities for innovation within their business.
- R&D Tax Credits – we can help you reduce your corporation tax liability, by claiming back costs associated with research and development.
What our clients say
“Having asked the Innovation team to take on some work related to business planning for African Bush Camps, I believe they offer a very good service, which I would certainly use again. APEX Innovation is a supplier I am glad we have available to us for such short term and complex needs.”
Beks Ndlovu, CEO at African Bush Camps Group
“We recruited the Innovation division to prepare our business proposal for AECF. Through the excellent work of Mark and his team, we have been able to source funding of $500,000 for a five-year expansion programme for the business. The team at APEX Innovation has made a significant contribution to the future growth of the business by securing this valuable funding from AECF.”
Tichatonga Mutangara, General Manager at Eggs for Africa
“The Innovation team has worked us closely on a number of projects over the last few years that support rural regeneration through sustainable and profitable business, and I have never failed to be impressed by their skill and professionalism. I have seen them start with young graduates and train them to achieve remarkable things. As an example, having shared with them our vision for rural development, they were able to find and secure $750,000 of grant and interest free loan funding for the project. This was revolutionary for us and without it would never be able to get to the stage we are now at.”
Peter Cunningham, Director at Sondelani Ranching
“I wanted to write to thank the Innovation team for the excellent work recently conducted to meet the EC funding deadlines. Having been involved in the business of European funding for a number of years now I have worked with many gifted writers and proposal teams, but none have shown the technical ability, professionalism and sheer dedication that your team has delivered to our projects over the last few months. This has been further endorsed by the glowing responses we have had back from our clients and consortium members across Europe, highlighting the care, dedication and pride in the concepts, consortia and business cases developed for our clients.”
Gareth Davies, Director at G2 Innovation Group