Catalysing Growth

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This project is a partnership between the University of Derby and The iNet@ Loughborough University.

The project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to deliver free support for eligible SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) who wish to improve existing products or develop new products, processes and services in the D2N2 LEP (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire local enterprise partnership) area.

Who is it for?

Businesses must be engaged in the general area of transport equipment manufacturing and/or associated supply chains and be based in the D2N2 LEP area.

What is on offer?

The support includes:

SMEs will find it easier to collaborate with research institutes and accelerate their development and implementation of new products, processes and services.

Support may include one or more of the following:

A copy of the brochure can be downloaded.

Find out more

To find out how our research can catalyse your business growth, please contact us on 01332 592527 or email Jo Cooper-Green at