Grants, Finance and Support
To kick off the New Year, you can find out what free and subsidised support you can access at our next seminar. This ranges from low carbon capital and equipment grants to proof of concept and university research support grants and other goodies.
Our speakers will be Gordon Brady from the University of Bedfordshire’s Innovation and Enterprise Service, and Jamie Gowers from Low Carbon Workspace – a grant giving project for low carbon capital projects.
Gordon Brady will kick off by introducing what you can access, including:
Accelerating Leadership & Productivity in High Ambition SMEs
ALPHAS is an EU funded programme that aims to help you improve your leadership team, and make your business more profitable. It can be made to suit you and your business needs! Alphas offers the following support:
- Leadership and Management
- Finance and funding
- Staffing for the future
- Digital tools and
Time2Grow is an EU funded programme designed to help your business solve some of your most challenging problems by having a skilled graduate work for you. You could have help from any graduate from the last five years from any regional university.
You can have expertise and funding for innovations in your company via the Innovation Bridges project. You can access help to bring new products, processes or services IN to your business, and launch new products, processes or services OUT to the market.
Growth Curve is a fully funded programme for high growth businesses based in the South East Midlands. Providing tailored, face to face support, you receive a mix of one-to-one meetings with high growth business advisers, a university masterclass with access to the programme peer-to-peer network upon completion.
Our second speaker, Jamie Gowers from Low Carbon Workspaces, will you the lowdown on how you can access up to £5000 in grant funding to reduce carbon by, for instance, insulating your premises, changing your lighting, installing new refrigeration and many other capital or equipment projects.
Recognising that you need all the help you can get this time, we have made this seminar free for everyone to attend.