As a key part of the EM3 Growth Hub’s business support offer, our Bid Writing Support Service is fully-funded and is aimed at supporting high-potential/high-growth innovative businesses looking to apply for Innovate UK funding.
Applications are welcome from micro businesses and small to medium sized businesses based within the EM3 area . Our guiding principle for support is that applicants can demonstrate that the subject/focus of the bid will lead to increased productivity or growth of a business.
What we offer
EM3's bid writing support service for Innovate UK funding includes access to a highly-qualified bid writing specialist. So that we can utilise this resource effectively, we have categorised the level of support on offer in the following ways:
EM3 Growth Hub reserves the right to operate outside of these terms.
Plus - New Innovate UK SMART Grant round is now open with a closing date 13th April 2022
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25million for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy. This funding is from Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation.
Find out more https://enterprisem3.org.uk/bidwriting
Use our new EM3 Funding Finder to search for suitable funding https://enterprisem3.org.uk/Findfunding
To be eligible you must be an SME business within the EM3 Growth Hub area. You will need to provide a UK registered company number, with a registered address in the EM3 Growth Hub area. Evidence of market need for the innovation - i.e. email of support from industry/relevant sector. If there is a match-funding requirement, we will require a statement from the company owner or finance director stating this match funding has been sourced/is available.