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Business Energy Saving Team (BEST)

Business Energy Saving Team (BEST)

The Business Energy Saving Team (BEST) is a project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and delivered by local councils, which aims to reduce energy use and costs in small and medium-sized businesses in Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland and Sunderland. BEST can provide your business with a fully-funded energy efficiency audit, designed…
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Business Enterprise Fund

Business Enterprise Fund

A not for profit social enterprise, set up to provide loans to SMEs that will help them thrive and grow when other lenders can’t fully assist.
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Business Loans

Business Loans

UK Steel Enterprise provides loans from £25,000 for working capital, equipment purchase, premises, relocations, management buy-outs (MBOs), management buy-ins (MBIs), start-ups and much more.
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Capital to Grow

Capital to Grow

Growth Capital Ventures provides equity and loans for start-ups and SMEs with high growth potential.
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County Durham Growth Fund

County Durham Growth Fund

Capital grant for projects that will expand the business and create jobs. Support of up to 45% contribution towards eligible projects over £100,000. Support can be for a range of costs such as land and buildings, premises lease and refurbishment, plant, machinery and equipment, professional fees, installations and software licenses. The fund is for a small…
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COVID-19 Business Support Grant

COVID-19 Business Support Grant

To support businesses during the current lockdown, Gateshead Council has allocated Additional Restrictions Grans to establish the Business Support Grant to assist businesses with fixed property overheads, that have been severely impacted but have not been eligible to access grant funding since the introduction of local restrictions on 18 September 2020. Are you eligible? Businesses…
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Creative Industries Fund

Creative Industries Fund

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £2.5 million in innovation projects. The aim of this competition is to provide a package of targeted support for growth so ambitious, creative businesses can reach their potential. It is designed to help creative businesses to explore new revenue streams by creating…
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Defence and Security Accelerator

Defence and Security Accelerator

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) finds and funds exploitable innovation to support UK defence and security quickly and effectively, and support UK prosperity. To do this, DASA seeks groundbreaking ideas and funds industry and academia to develop their innovative ideas into exploitable products and services for defence and security customers and build an innovation…
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Development Capital Fund

Development Capital Fund

This Development Capital Fund provides a range of funding packages up to £2 million, investing in established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) looking for capital to help them unlock their growth potential.
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Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise Project

Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise Project

Have you got an idea or project with no resources to take it forward? Durham University Careers & Enterprise centre has funding available for SMEs with a base in County Durham who are looking to establish internships and graduate opportunities. Match funding is available for up to 3 months full time salary costs (based on a…
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