The Enterprise Europe Network is the official European Commission business support network helping organisations to make the most of the European marketplace. Enterprise Europe Network Midlands provides a regional gateway to support for businesses in both the West and East Midlands.
It offers a range of free services including help to develop your business in new markets, source or license new technologies and access EU finance and EU funding.
One funding stream which is currently available is theGrowth Accelerator. This may not be directly applicable to you, but you may know of someone who could benefit.
The details about the Growth Accelerator are:
Scheme Outline: A mentoring and support programme designed to help up to 26,000 new and evolving businesses in England to achieve their ambition and potential, as well as creating approximately 55,000 high-value jobs.
Funding/Support:Through the initiative, businesses will be assisted with raising money, implementing a business development strategy or bringing a new product to market. Applicants may also qualify for a Leadership and Management grant of up to £2,000 per individual to support skills development.
Who can apply: Start-up and evolving businesses that have the potential for rapid and sustainable growth may apply for support through this programme.
Application Deadline(s):There are no stated deadlines; therefore applications for support may be submitted at any time.
Contact Tel:08444 463 2995 08444 463 2995 FREE
General information about the work of the Enterprise Europe Network can be found here: http://www.eenmidlands.org.uk/