The Scale Up 4 Growth programme will award over £1 million of grants to SMEs in the Gloucestershire LEP region. The aim of this programme is to support the creation of new jobs and new products & services with grants of between £10,000 and £40,000 to fund 35% of total project costs.
We are looking for:
- A broad range of projects from ALL sectors
- Projects that are well scoped and likely to lead to growth, with a particular interest in projects that involve digital and/or cyber elements
- Businesses with a registered or trading address in the Gloucestershire LEP region
There are certain types of costs that are eligible and others that are not. Eligible costs include areas such as external consultancy, third party expertise, training and contractors as well as materials, machinery and equipment. PAYE staff costs, however, are NOT eligible. The Guidance for Applicants and FAQs will provide further clarification.
Please check that you are eligible to apply then register your details.
You will subsequently be sent a unique reference number and a full registration pack for the programme. Should you decide to apply for a grant you can then arrange a free one-to-one session with one of our business development managers to discuss your project and support you in submitting your grant application.
Grant application deadline:
Midday, Wednesday 5 May 2021
Please note, if successful, your project must
be completed by December 2022.
"Winning the grant has been a fantastic step forward for us, we are now able to look at internationalising our product as we now have the technology that we want to get to those markets."
Andrew Cox, Hydrolyze Ltd.