+44 (0)1509 228495

Hello. We’re Cresco Innovation.

With a decade of experience behind us, Cresco’s team of highly-skilled professionals have an excellent track record of helping companies to develop and implement innovation strategies. As a team, we have raised £30million of grant funding in three years, and in 2017 alone we secured funding of £18m for European SMEs.

But we’re more than just bid writers. Our team have significant business development skills, ensuring your projects have real commercial focus. Our bid writing consultants are graduates in healthcare, materials science and engineering, and are trained to ensure you receive a package of professional final documents which have the best chance of securing funding.

Our Services

Bid Writing

Our bid writing consultants are graduates in healthcare, materials science, chemistry and engineering and have a history of successful applications

Holistic Planning

We can help you plan your project from proposal through to the implementation of the final vision

Partner Search

When a competition requires you to have a partner, we can help you find the right organisation to work with and create mutual benefit

R&D Tax Relief

We can help your business claim tax relief on your research and development efforts throughout the year

IP Advice

We have the experience to ensure that intellectual property, in whatever form, is sufficiently strengthened in your project proposal


Our experts understand how businesses operate and can work with you on business development, market research and positioning your organisation

Contact us today to start your grant application process

Call us on 01509 228495

Cresco Innovation helps you secure funding for your innovative ideas.

We are not just bid writers – we are scientists and management consultants that are very good at writing bids. Our experienced team secured £18m of funding for European SMEs in 2017. With you, we can discuss the opportunities for your business


We help client companies identify opportunities to develop new products and services


Our highly-experienced professionals have significant business development skills, ensuring your projects have real commercial focus


We will create a package of support to ensure your idea is turned into a commercial reality

Here's what our clients say

Sinead Kenny

Sinead Kenny

CEO, DiaNia Technologies

I came to Cresco 3 weeks before the EU submission deadline with our previously rejected proposal. It was an absolute pleasure working with the team.

Rob Black

Rob Black

CEO, RealSpace

The grant that you have secured for us is life changing. We are so grateful.

Nathan Lawrence

Nathan Lawrence

ANB Sensors

We have just received confirmation that we obtained the phase 2 funding. The letters are attached. I'd like to say thank you for all your help, we would not have got it without your input. This is a step change for us.

Our Offices

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre

Head Office

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre, Loughborough LE11 3QF

+44 (0)1509 228495

Business Innovation Centre at NUI Galway

Galway Office

National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland H91 TK33

+353 91 524411

Innovation Factory Belfast

Belfast Office

The Innovation Factory, Forthriver Business Park, Belfast BT12 7DG

+44 (0)1509 228495