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Latest Innovate UK funding competitions now open

Latest Innovate UK funding competitions now open

Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government.  Innovate UK drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas, including those from the UK’s world-class research base. Grant funding is available from Innovate UK….

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Berkshire Growth Hub supports Intelligent Health to get their national and international growth plans moving

Berkshire Growth Hub supports Intelligent Health to get their national and international growth plans moving

Award-winning Reading-based business is improving the health of communities across the world with its innovative physical activity programme     Supported by the Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub, Reading-based Intelligent Health is changing lives across the UK (and the world) with its innovative physical activity programme, Beat the Street. The award-winning initiative, uses RFID technology (think….

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Award Winning TVB Funding Escalator Increases Capacity to £11.3million

Award Winning TVB Funding Escalator Increases Capacity to £11.3million

In 2013, Thames Valley Berkshire LEP invested nearly half its Growing Places Fund to create the TVB Funding Escalator to help local high-growth businesses. Managed by The FSE Group, the Funding Escalator has so far supported 51 companies and invested £8.3million of loans and equity, creating or safeguarding 594 jobs in the LEP area. In….

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London Briefing for £10m Open Innovation Loans Competition

London Briefing for £10m Open Innovation Loans Competition

Innovate UK is to offer up to £10 million in innovation loans to SMEs for late stage R&D projects. Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network have announced the details of briefing events across the UK for the first of Innovate UK’s Open innovation loans competitions, which is now open for applications. Innovation loans competition….

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Over £3 Million of Funding Available to Support Businesses, Innovation and Research in Berkshire

Over £3 Million of Funding Available to Support Businesses, Innovation and Research in Berkshire

Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is investing over £3 million in its ongoing support to business growth with an emphasis on innovation and research in the LEP area. Two funding calls worth nearly £1.5m have been launched via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and both focus on research and innovation. The first….

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