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High Potential Startups
Budding entrepreneurs in the region are being given the chance to turn their notepad doodle into the next Google with support from the North East Growth Hub’s new High Potential Startups programme.
North East Growth Hub
Kick-starting Tourism Package
Businesses in tourist destinations across the North East LEP region that depend on visitors for income can apply for a grant up to £3k as part of government's new Kick-starting Tourism Package.
SME restart and recovery grants
SMEs in the North East LEP area can apply for grants to help them restart and recover during the coronavirus pandemic.
North East Property Fund
A £10 million fund offering development funding to SME house builders, construction and property development companies to bring forward residential and non-speculative commercial development projects in the North East LEP area.
North East SME Innovation Programme
Grant funding for businesses from across the region to gain competitive advantage and accelerate growth.
North East Business and Innovation Centre
North East Social Investment Fund
A unique equity fund providing impact investments to north east charities and social enterprises ranging from £100,000 to £1 million for a wide range of purposes.
North East Venture Fund
This fund can invest up to £1m at any stage in the business life cycle but is specifically looking for those firms which are engaged in innovation or developing disruptive business models.
North East Fund
North of Tyne Growth Fund
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Are you a small or medium business planning a capital investment of at least £134,000?
Are you looking to expand or establish new operations in Newcastle, North Tyneside or Northumberland that will lea
Northern Accelerator aims to attract dynamic business leaders to work with University spin-out ventures at an early stage.
Northern Accelerator Fund
Support for entrepreneurs who are embedded at the earliest stages in the universities' research-based spin-out companies
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
NVM Private Equity Funding
Development capital for both early and later stage UK businesses to help grow your business. Investment criteria applies.
Offer of support
Offshore Wind Growth Partnership Fund
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has issued its first two calls, offering up to £400,000 funding for projects that aim to improve the competitiveness of the existing UK supply chain, and encourage the development
Offshore Wind Growth Partnership
Crowdcube is a crowdfunding platform where a community of like-minded people pool their money and knowledge to back start-up, early and growth-stage businesses.
Research and Development tax relief for SMEs
Find out about Corporation Tax relief for costs on research and development (R&D) if you're a small or medium-sized enterprise.
Small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) R&D tax relief allows companies to:
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