Want to join our Scale Up programme to help your business grow better faster?

Answer the following quick questions to see if you qualify to join the programme

Has your business been operating for at least three years? YesNo
Do you have between five and 150 employees? YesNo
In the last financial year, did your turnover reach £250,000 or more? YesNo
Have you had any management education in the last two years? YesNo
Are you the primary owner or the primary decision-maker in your business? YesNo


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The New GTI Fund will Turbocharge Your Businesses Growth

If you have plans to invest in a research and development (R&D) or innovation project, you could benefit from a grant of between £1,000 and £25,000 from New Anglia LEP’s Growth Through Innovation Fund (GTI Fund). This has been designed to provide funding for projects vital funding for local growing SMEs with grants to help with research and development projects, innovation aid and process and organisational innovation.

The grant can pay up to 50% of the total eligible costs of your projects. Companies can apply for £1,000 – £25,000 grants to help towards the purchase of:


  • instruments and equipment
  • software and licences
  • engagement or secondment of specialist researchers and technicians
  • intellectual-property costs
  • materials costs
  • consultancy fees


Please note, grants are awarded on a discretionary basis and are subject to eligibility checks and approval.


In many ways this grant is similar to the Small Grants Scheme (SGS) albeit applicable to an earlier stage in the Innovation process. You may apply for a grant of up to 50% of the total cost of your proposed project. Your Business Adviser can confirm the level of grant for which you may apply.


To read more click here: https://newanglia.co.uk/grant/growth-through-innovation-fund/


Call the Growth Hub on 0300 333 6536 or email growthhub@newanglia.co.uk to discuss your R&D or innovation project with a Business Growth Adviser.


For more information, including eligibility and the application process, read the Growth Through Innovation Fund FAQs here