AGRI - Agri-tech Growth and Resources for Innovation Local
Focussing on companies involved with agri-tech, food manufacturing and logistics in the Marches LEP area, AGRI provides free innovation support in the form of business advice and technological prototype development.
£1500 Innovation Vouchers LocalInnovation Vouchers are still available for businesses in Herefordshire but the project is fully allocated across Shropshire and Telford. Businesses in those areas can register for Innovation Workshops. More
BCRS Business Loans Local
Provides business loans ranging from £10,000 to £150,000 for businesses in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Worcestershire and the wider West Midlands area. A BCRS loan can be used for a wide range of projects including working capital, purchasing equipment, start-ups, recruitment and marketing.More
Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) Local
The Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund to promote sustainable economic opportunities and growth by working with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to develop innovative climate change solutions within the built environment. It specifically focuses on products associated with the retrofitting of housing.More
Business Development Programme Local
Update January 2019
The Business Growth Programme is currently closed but it is hoped that a second programme (BGP2) will launch in early 2019 with some exciting changes.More
Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP) LocalOffering SMEs in Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire free energy efficiency assessments which could lead to grants for businesses who wish to use their energy more efficiently, reducing costs and improving environmental credentials. More
Business Innovation Programme Local
Update January 2019
The Business Growth Programme is currently closed but it is hoped that a second programme (BGP2) will launch in early 2019 with some exciting changes.
CREST@UCS - Centre For Research into Environmental Science & Technology LocalCREST based at University Centre Shrewsbury provides research and innovation support to small and medium enterprises across Shropshire, Telford and... More
Employees Support in Skills Project (ESS) LocalThe Employees Support in Skills Project (ESS) supports SMEs within the Marches to upskill employees aged 16 and above to develop their knowledge, skills and career prospects. More
Enterprise Action (SPEED) Local
The Enterprise Action project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), seeks to enable individuals access support on starting a business or enterprise.