Design support for your business

Funding for design projects


If your business wants to use design to improve its processes, products or services, you may be able to get financial support for your project.

Business finance and support finder

You can search our Business Support Finder to find publicly funded sources of assistance. Support may be available in a number of forms, including financial assistance and free or subsidised advice services. Search the Northern Ireland business support finder.

Innovation Vouchers

Innovation Vouchers offer businesses funding of up to £5,000. You can redeem the vouchers against the cost of specialist expertise from universities, colleges and publicly funded research institutes. Find out more about Invest Northern Ireland Innovation Vouchers.

In the video below, Ian Hawthorne - owner of Hawthorne Crafts - explains how his business benefited from an Innovation Voucher.