The Solent Growth Fund is £2m capital fund offering funding on a grant, loan, forward-funding or equity-share basis for SMEs in the Solent.This new fund aims to support businesses and start-ups with high growth potential, businesses seeking to develop new products and enter into new markets, as well as those who are suffering from challenging trading conditions.
Get Set For Growth is a specialist service designed for businesses with the ambition and potential to grow. The programme is founded on the insights of working with thousands of businesses over the last thirty years.
START2ACT programme for young SMEs and startups Free energy efficiency consulting and mentoring for startups and young SMEs
Purple Door provides Enterprise Clinics for an informal, confidential one-to-one chat no matter what stage your idea is at and what ever your start up question is. The Enterprise Clinics take place on Wednesday's 2pm 4pm and Friday's 9.30am 11.30am. Bring along anything that can help explain the idea including: product ideas, prototypes, sketches or simply your notes.
The Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grants to help businesses who want to take part in overseas trade exhibitions and increase their knowledge about markets.
Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change, consisting of dynamic companies, the best academic institutions and the public sector
Highly experienced advisors who tailoring help to the customers needs, whatever their trading status, location or personal circumstances.
This innovation charity has a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life. Nesta is dedicated to supporting ideas that can help improve all our lives, with activities ranging from early stage investment to in-depth research and practical programmes.
Horizon 2020 funds high-potential innovation through a dedicated SME instrument, which offers seamless business innovation support
With the emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges, Horizon 2020's goal is to ensure Europe produces world-class science, removes barriers to innovation and makes it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering innovation.
The Commission makes direct financial contributions in the form of grants in support of projects or organisations which further the interests of the EU or contribute to the implementation of an EU programme or policy.
Eurostars is a programme that supports research-performing small and medium enterprises, which develop innovative products, processes and services, to gain competitive advantage. Eurostars does this by providing funding for transnational innovation projects; the products of which are then rapidly commercialised
Social Enterprise & Charity Funding
Provides funding for close to market, business driven projects, that is open to proposals in any area of technology
EDECON aims at improving the integration of eco-design in the construction and building materials sector from the design and development phase through to the implementation phase. EDECON targets SMEs producing and manufacturing components used in construction and building material as well as in entire building projects from the architectectual phase and through to constr
The Isle of Wight Lottery is the first lottery in England to be developed specifically to create employment opportunities. All loan applications are assessed by an Investment Panel and if approved they are provided on an interest free basis to both start-up and expanding Island businesses, thereby enabling them to create new jobs.
Providing a range of business support activities, SOREC is an employers’ organisation for companies in the offshore renewable energy sector within the South East of England.
HIWCF is an independent charitable foundation dedicated to connecting donors with the local causes and charities they care about.
Comic Relief Tech For Good Programme is specifically targeted at not-for-profit organisations that already have some technical expertise and capacity to enact social change using digital technologies.