Access Innovation Programme

Access Innovation Programme

Access Innovation is a package of support available for businesses to develop new products and processes. Funded through the Growth Deal and European Regional Development Fund and run by the LEP’s Business Growth team, the programme supports with:

  • Up to 50% funding (maximum £100,0000) for businesses to access specialist expertise or facilities
  • Up to 20% funding (maximum £20,000) to purchase eligible equipment.
  • Specialist advice workshops

Eligible businesses must employ less than 250 people, have a turnover lower than £40 million, be based in Leeds City Region (not Barnsley) and be in an eligible sector.

Latest news

£9m innovation boost for Leeds City Region businesses

Project Lead


Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

District/ Area

Leeds City Region (not Barnsley)


Business case summary

Link here



Leeds City Region Growth Deal (£382k)


Project Status

Delivery (apply below)


Start and end dates

End Dec 2019


Delivery partners

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership Business Growth team


Other funders

European Regional Development Fund (£2.7 million)


Get in touch (contact information)

Call 0113 3481818 or email