This is an open call for projects that can demonstrate a need for capital funding support from the Solent LEP and that are high quality and highly deliverable projects. This Fund is only available for projects able to commence delivery in 2018/19 or 2019/20. The following forms of funding support are being made available: Grant; Loan; Forward funding. The amount of funding sought from the Solent Prosperity Fund must contribute directly to a project alongside confirmed and secured funding, and the project must demonstrate that it will bring in additional private sector investment.
Rangewell are business finance experts and are unique in partnering the best technology (supported by the most in depth and comprehensive mapping of business finance lenders in the UK) with Business Finance Specialists who are on hand to support and guide every single transaction.
START2ACT programme for young SMEs and startups Free energy efficiency consulting and mentoring for startups and young SMEs
Training, peer support, networking, professional advice, help with business
Council procurement contacting opportunities.
Ocean Village Innovation Centre provides the ideal workspace for start-up and growing companies, offering flexible, professional premises with a range of business support services needed during the first vital years of operation.
Port 57 is a strong community of creative businesses in sunny Southsea. Our focus is on collaboration, fun and business development in an environment that encourages innovation and invention.
The Association of Learning Providers for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (ALPHI) network has been set up for providers (colleges and private training organisations). The network is the means by which providers can communicate with each other.
The European Information Service Centre is a Local Network contact point for Enterprise Europe Network helping companies to develop their business in the EU. EISC offers a bridge to European opportunities providing practical, hands-on support and information for local businesses hoping to expand their business into Europe. EISC helps SME's develop technology partnerships and source business partners, funding and tender opportunities across all Network countries.
The aim of this project is to provide employees with opportunities to develop the skills that will enable them to progress into further education, an apprenticeship, or within work.
Carbon Limiting Technologies (CLT) specialises in the commercialisation of clean, low-carbon technologies and markets
Solent University provides Business Start-ups with support and advice with their First Steps into establishing new businesses.
The university offers a range of Knowledge Transfer Programmes including KTP, KTS and KTI. These are cost effective ways to work collaboratively with the UoS, enabling access to new knowledge, skills and technology.
X-Forces Supports ex-forces and their families to start up businesses by providing them with Loans, Mentoring and Support.
Mumpreneur supports and celebrates women who are taking on the important role of juggling family life with starting up and running a business.
Kaplan Financial offers free training for ICAEW CFAB, AAT, ATT and CIMA certificate qualifications for 16-18 year olds under the apprenticeship scheme (Funding available for all ages but a small employer contribution for over 19's).
Each year Startup Portsmouth organise a start-up community summit for people in the City considering starting their own business. At this free summit budding business owners can interact with each other as well as local support providers to share ideas and experiences and support one another in their start-up endeavours.
Better Business for All (BBfA) brings together businesses and regulators to consider and change how local regulation is delivered and received.
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.