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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.

18 Nov

Flood Support from Nottinghamshire County Council and Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire County Council have announced their support for residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. Both councils are offering emergency payments of up to £300 for small businesses who have been affected by the floods.

The benefits of graduate placements for business

Since July 2016, the Enabling Innovation at NTU has supported over 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

The programme has helps businesses to introduce innovation through development of new products and designing new services. Enabling Innovation has utilised funds from the European Regional Development Fund, supporting SMEs to bring something new to their company or market place.

Businesses who enrol into the programme can access a range of support including:

  • Dedicated sector-specific technical hubs in food and drink, materials engineering, computing and data, and design innovation;
  • innovation management workshops delivered by Nottingham Business School;
  • academic and student-led projects and consultancy;
  • intensive specialist support for innovative businesses;
  • networking and business development workshops and events.

Innovation Hubs

Our hubs consist of dedicated coordinators and innovation experts that provide SMEs expertise and services to support new ideas and innovation. Discover our hubs below to find out how Enabling Innovation can support your business.

Find out more here.


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