Delivered by the East Midlands Chamber, this exclusive project is designed to provide your business with the knowledge, investment and capacity to scale-up by embracing new technologies. The project is available to a limited number of ambitious scaling businesses and provides a programme of specialist digital support through business advisers, events, consultancy, grants and a technology forum.
The project is available exclusively to SMEs based in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire that have experienced barriers to growth because of a lack of understanding of digital technologies, as well as those who already embrace digital and want to do more.
Your business must also meet the following criteria:
*Ambitious businesses are subject to grant body discretion
Account management and brokerage – ongoing and dedicated adviser support to help with the implementation of your scale-up plans
Capital technology grants – a grant programme to part-fund the adoption of new industrial digital technologies for the first time, or address business productivity challenges.
Diagnostic and consultancy support – fully-funded support delivered by an Independent Digital Technology Adviser who will help your business define and scope the technology project prior to procuring the solution.
Strategic leaders digital programme – invitation-only practical workshops covering a wide variety of topics designed to share relevant insights and discuss the implications in a business context that can be practically applied to your business.
Technology forum – your business will be provided with exclusive access to our Technology Forum. The forum will provide a platform to showcase and demonstrate the latest advanced technology solutions and will facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the sharing of best practice.
A digital advantage
Are you using digital technologies or are open to exploring how they can benefit your business?
A strong vision
Are your people involved in and can they understand how they contribute towards the success and future of the business? Can they see personal development potential?
A solid team
Does your management team share a desire for growth? Do they embrace challenges and empower teams to provide solutions and innovation? Are they aware of their team's capabilities and seek external support where needed?
A documented approach to process
Can your business demonstrate consistent delivery of product and project?
Investment in growth
Does your business have the reserves and appetite to invest in growth? Do you invest in both technology and people?
Through a diagnostic review, our Digital UpScaler advisers can identify and tackle these barriers helping you take the necessary steps to grow your business.
There is no cost involved to your business, however, we do ask for the following time commitments:
To find out if your business can take advantage of the Digital UpScaler Project please complete and return their questionnaire or contact the Digital UpScaler team for a no-obligation discovery call:
T: 0330 053 8639
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