GBSLEP

Business Support Programmes

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AAccelerate Programme

AAccelerate Programme

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support, Incubator, Training, Leade...
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP
COST: Free

  What is Aaccelerate for Growth? A pilot scheme to help SMEs to advertise more and better to grow their businesses. It brings together advertising agencies, media owners and SMEs to work together collaboratively under the auspices of the Advertising Association, the trade association...

Accelerating Thermal Energy Technology Adoption (ATETA)

Accelerating Thermal Energy Technology Adoption (ATETA)

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support
BUSINESS SECTOR: Manufacturing
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP
COST: Free

ATETA aims to promote innovation and adoption of low carbon technologies by working closely with SMEs within the GBS LEP area.    The project we will take a three-pronged approach through: i) demonstration of renewable energy technologies ii) knowledge transfer between Higher...

Access academic support for your project with our Innovation Institutes

Access academic support for your project with our Innovation Institutes

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Innovation
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP and Others
COST: Chargeable

Do you have an idea you want to explore? Your business or organisation could be part of an Industry & Academic Partnership with Birmingham City University. Giving you access to academic expertise and specialist knowledge to drive your project forward.   Innovation Institutes   With...

Access Interns

Access Interns

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Recruitment/Staffing
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP and Others
COST: Free

Birmingham City University can place new team members with aptitude, ability and forward thinking skills within your business.   Why work with BCU to find a placement/internship student?   We will help you find the right student to fulfil your business needs Save time and money...

Advanced Materials Characterisation and Simulation Hub (AMCASH)

Advanced Materials Characterisation and Simulation Hub (AMCASH)

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support, Training
BUSINESS SECTOR: Manufacturing
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP and Others
COST: Free

The AMCASH project is an ERDF funded initiative established to support small-medium sized businesses (SMEs) across four Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas, Greater Birmingham & Solihull, Black Country, Coventry & Warwickshire and The Marches.   Areas of support include...

Advanced Services Programme for SMEs

Advanced Services Programme for SMEs

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Innovation, Funding, Other Business Support, Start...
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP
COST: Free

This business support package is designed to help manufacturing and technology-innovating SMEs grow their revenues and improve their competitiveness. Transforming SMEs to Improve their Revenues through the Adoption of Advanced Services (TRAN-SIP) This programme is designed to deliver...

Alternative Raw Materials with Low Impact (ARLI)

Alternative Raw Materials with Low Impact (ARLI)

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support
BUSINESS SECTOR: Manufacturing
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP
COST: Free

The ARLI project will through partnerships to drive collaborative R&D amongst SMEs.  This will enable the development of products and processes that provide efficiency gains in the use of raw materials and effective alternatives to their use to:    (1) address acute raw material...

Aston Programme for Small Business Growth Applications for Cohort 5

Aston Programme for Small Business Growth Applications for Cohort 5

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support, Innovation, Training, Lead...
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: Birmingham
COST: Free

Aston Programme For Small Business Growth is looking for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their early-stage business to the next level. The six-month programme provides 9 practical workshops taught by experts in SME leadership and management and one-to-one support from an experienced business...

Aston University Law Clinic

Aston University Law Clinic

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP and Others
COST: Free

A free legal advice service run by Aston Law School students, under the supervision of a solicitor.  Aston Law Clinic, as part of Aston Law School, roots its approach in the business environment. We provide a range of legal services for: Entrepreneurs Start-ups ...

B Start-Up Programme

B Start-Up Programme

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Incubator
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP
COST: Free

Our B Start-Up programme offers alumni and students the opportunity to start and run a business, after graduation or during university.

BE CYBER SECURE – GROWTH GRANTS

BE CYBER SECURE – GROWTH GRANTS

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Funding
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: N/A
COST: N/A

Are you a cyber sector business looking to grow? The Be Cyber Secure Programme aims to grow Worcestershire as a secure place in which to do business. As part of this aim the programme wishes to support the further development of the cyber based sector within the county. Cyber Growth Grants are...

BE CYBER SECURE AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS

BE CYBER SECURE AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support, Grant Funding
BUSINESS SECTOR: N/A
BUSINESS LOCATION: Bromsgrove, Redditch, Wyre Forest
COST: N/A

Concerned about protecting your data? Is poor cyber security preventing your business growth? The Be Cyber Secure Programme aims to maximise the cyber security of SMEs based in Worcestershire by offering specialist advice and support to improve cyber security plus a grant programme...

Become a business mentor

Become a business mentor

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Leadership and Management
BUSINESS SECTOR: All
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP and Others
COST: Free

Support Birmingham City University in mentoring growing and aspiring businesses.   Why should I become a Business Mentor for local SMEs?   Share your expert business knowledge to help regional entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs from diverse community groups develop Utilise your...

Big Capital Society

Big Capital Society

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support
BUSINESS SECTOR: Social Enterprise
BUSINESS LOCATION: Birmingham
COST: Free

Our aim is to improve the lives of people in the UK by connecting investment to charities and social enterprises that are creating social change. We do this by bringing together our investment capital, our expertise and our network of partners.Building awareness and understandingWe want to make it...

Big Data Corridor

Big Data Corridor

TYPE OF SUPPORT: Other Business Support
BUSINESS SECTOR: N/A
BUSINESS LOCATION: GBSLEP and Others
COST: Free

Big Data Corridor is a new grant funded programme providing businesses with access to technical and commercial expertise to exploit the opportunities of data driven innovation.We are excited to announce the first set of business support packages are now available to businesses enrolled onto the...