R&D in Engineering

Does your business look for innovative solutions to technical challenges?

Are you one of the many engineering businesses eligible for R&D Tax Relief?

Thanks to the cross-industry need for innovative solutions, companies in the mechanical engineering sector are continually involved in solving complex problems. The investments of these companies in research and development are correspondingly high. Their development activities can be found throughout the entire development process, from planning and conceptual design to prototype construction and testing. Independent studies conducted by industry experts in numerous European countries indicate that many of the companies involved are underutilizing their funding potential. Lack of awareness about the qualification of projects for innovation funding is cited as the main reason for such failures. Leyton provides clarity and overview in the complex German funding landscape.

Examples of R&D activity in the Engineering industry

  • Integrating new materials to improve product performance and manufacturing processes
  • Automation within the manufacturing process ;
  • Processes to scale up production without compromising product quality
  • Combining technologies using technically challenging methods
  • It is important that all innovations must be better than the current state of the art and must have a technical risk.

We understand the topics that drive your industry

  1. Development of data-driven business models to secure future competitiveness
  2. Realization of energy- and resource-efficient products and plants
  3. Securing the technology and quality lead through innovative product development
  4. Introduction of advanced automation systems to increase productivity

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Our team of experts will help you improve your business performance with the help of the research allowance.

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    How we help.

    Many companies in the sector are not aware that they carry out eligible R&D activities on a day-to-day basis within the meaning of the research allowance, for which they can claim a lucrative tax credit. The tax credit is offset against a company’s income tax liability and allows reinvestment in further R&D, for example.

    Our Leyton experts assist companies in applying for the research credit. Our dedicated team consists of experienced engineers and scientists who provide our customers in the engineering industry with maximum economic benefits as well as making a significant contribution to optimizing operating costs.

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