The WATSON Project

The WATSON Project


The team at Kapitalise team is fully committed to making R&D funding accessible to all.

That is why we are leading the way with research in this field, through our grant-funded activities.

WATSON is a research project funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020, which aims to develop and demonstrate a framework methodology for studying the impact of R&D tax credits and incentives on SME-led innovation within Europe.

The project, has a total budget of nearly 1million Euros, brings together leading European research institutions and innovative SMEs from fintech, financial services and economics.

The consortium, which brings together six partner organizations, is led by Kapitalise here in the UK and also includes industrial partners; Exodus S.A. (Greece), Inventya Ventures (EU) Ltd (Ireland); and academic institutions; Imperial College London (United Kingdom), Maastricht University (Netherlands) and London School of Economics (United Kingdom).