PAPI encourages innovation with 40% capital grants of up to £20k to support the development of new products or services. Our grants and workshops are open to SMEs in York, North Yorkshire, East Riding, and Leeds City Region.

Check Eligibility

The PAPI Process

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Check your eligibility

Use our eligibility checklist to ensure you meet the criteria

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Submit interest

Tell us about your project via our expression of interest (EOI) form

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Complete application

If eligible at EOI stage, we'll help you complete a full application

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Appraisal panel

Our expert panel will assess your application

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Procurement & claim

We'll assist with procurement, and disburse funds when your new kit is delivered and paid

Innovation workshops

Collaborate and Innovate

Generate ideas, solve problems and explore opportunities with our high-energy workshops, held regularly, online.

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"Really enjoyable and informative – a ‘must attend’ for any business who is looking to innovate and grow"

Kathryn Bower, Bower HR
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250+ businesses supported!

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Business support to date

251 business supported

287 new products

337 new jobs

£16,250 average grant

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