Who can apply?

The LEO Innovation Investment Fund is open to existing LEO Clients

LEO Client Definition

An existing LEO Client is defined as a client that has received M1 Support (Investment) and/or currently resides in the LEO Projects Portfolio and/or has received M2 Support (Training, Mentoring, etc) in the past 3 years prior to the date of application

Existing LEO M1 Clients with an innovative development plan which might include

  • New Product Launch
  • New Process Development
  • New Market Opportunity
  • Diversifying your existing marketing strategy
  • Changing your Business and/or Revenue Model
  • Introducing Brexit Proofing Measures to sustain the future development of your business
  • Making an addition to your Management Team

Existing LEO M2 Clients trading for greater than 12 months

  • Manufacturing businesses with innovative products or processes with potential to export
  • Traded Services businesses who have an innovative service offering which has the potential to serve international markets
  • All sectors are eligible to apply but priority will be given to new start ups in the following sectors: Software/IT, Digital, Creative and Gaming, Food and Agri, Healthcare and Lifesciences, Traded Services included Fintech, Environmental and Cleantech