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The iNet - support for SMEs

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The iNet helps small and medium sized businesses to innovate and grow.

We support a range of industry sectors and associated supply chains including:

  • Advanced manufacturing and engineering
  • Creative industries
  • Food and drink manufacturing
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Low carbon technologies
  • Space and satellite applications
  • Textile manufacturing
  • Transport equipment manufacturing

We offer:

  • Grant funding towards the capital and revenue costs of innovation and growth projects
  • Support for collaborations between companies and UK universities
  • Advice and information in support of innovation and growth

Please contact us for information about our current projects.

A number of these projects are part funded from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-20.