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22 Nov

Our Future Derby

A new and exciting initiative which engages primary school children and introduces them to the changing world of work is being rolled-out across 37 primary schools in Derby. Find out how you can get involved.

21 Nov

New EAFRD to help create new jobs for Rural Businesses

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme has opened a new call under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) worth £35 million.

18 Nov

Enterprise and Innovation Centre at Nottingham Trent University

The new home for local businesses, start-ups, students, graduates and local entrepreneurs. Nottingham Trent University are opening a dynamic and innovative centre for both entrepreneurs and growing enterprises that want to work and co-locate with them.

Case Studies

Embrace U Consultancy

Embrace U Consultancy received business advice and support from the Growth Hub, enabling the company to successfully apply for a grant to purchase all the equipment, software and development work for their growing business.

 

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Platelet Solutions

Platelet Sollutions
Platelet Solutions Ltd, a spin-out company of the University of Nottingham, was formed in 2009. The company is the outcome of many years of research and experience in the Thrombosis and Haemostasis Group and focuses on the provision of products and services for platelet function testing.

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UK Export Finance: BDP video case study

Heather Wells is Group Finance Director of BDP, a global design practice providing expert architectural, design and engineering services. In this video, Heather describes how UK Export Finance (UKEF) helped lay the foundations for their global growth.

Expansion with Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Support

An infrastructure engineering company with a sizeable rail division, has expanded its UK operations by opening an office in Derby. The company’s growth has been supported by the city’s inward investment company Marketing Derby and a grant from Derby City Council through the Derby Enterprise Growth Fund.

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DEGF Grant Secures Expansion

A South Derbyshire company is recruiting further skilled crafts people to join its workforce as part of an expansion programme supported by an £180,000 grant from Derby Enterprise Growth Fund (DEGF).

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