Some of the following types of support programmes only attract government grant funding if the supported company is a small- to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) within the definitions currently applied throughout the EU. Most require a proportion of matched funding from the client.
KGP can work with clients to secure this funding and facilitate delivery of the outputs.
Growth Accelerator is a nationwide UK programme providing substantial expert support to SME companies that have or will have a real prospect of 20% growth or more a year. The programme combines various assistance elements:
There are a number of opportunities to gain beneficial input by collaborations with other firms. Many programmes exist, especially through the Technology Strategy Board, to identify and work with partners to achieve common aims supported by significant matched funding.
A large proportion of firms in the SME category are under-utilising the tax credits they can achieve related to R&D expenditure. Correct application of the rules can lead to significant financial benefit.
The Manufacturing Advisory Service is a well-established and durable process for delivering government funds to deserving SME firms in the manufacturing sector.
Luminate is a new service offered to companies in the East Midlands to support innovation throughout the SME community.
AOS Technology a Leicestershire based SME focussing on optical fibre sensors supported by KGP to gain a presence in the motorsport community.
CASiM2 offers manufacturing SMEs in the West Midlands the opportunity to test and trial new products and ideas using virtual simulation technology. Innovation doesn’t have to be expensive, through CASiM2 SMEs access world class facilities and expertise without a large capital investment giving your business an exciting opportunity to try out and explore the innovative technology in a cost effective, reliable and safe environment.
EDM Precision a Midlands based company reaping the benefits of bespoke consultation and guidance from KGP.
£ Millions is available for supporting the growth and success of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Contact Jane Woodward about the first steps to securing funding. Janewoodward@kgpauto.comGet Back