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19 Jul

Medilink East Midlands Innovation Day

The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation at Oxford University, the Deputy Director of the NHS Innovation Accelerator and an award-winning Science Author and former BBC Science Correspondent were among the guest speakers.

17 Jul

Continued jobs growth bodes well for future prosperity

The number of people in work in the East Midlands continues to rise, according to figures released this morning.

17 Jul

Chamber gives evidence at BEIS committee

Improved rail services and fairer infrastructure investment in the East Midlands will drive growth, East Midlands Chamber Director of Policy Chris Hobson told a Business Energy and Industrial Strategy committee at Westminster this morning.

Case Studies

Performance Networks

After their D2N2 Growth Hub Adviser facilitated an introduction to Nottingham Jobs for recruitment and advised of other funding the business joined the Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Business Programme and were supported through Big House ’Elevator’ Programme.

 

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Jolly Back Chair

 

After receiving support from her D2N2 Growth Hub Business Adviser, funding from the Digital Growth Programme and seeking guidance from the Department for International Trade, Lorna Taylor has successfully exported her low, mobile seating product into the USA.

 

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The Split Screen Coffee Company

 

Through one to one support with her Growth Hub Business Adviser, Jen gained a much greater understanding and clarity of her company strategy. She also attended a number of Growth Hub workshops, picking up good tips for digital marketing and financial management.

 

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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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CAD for Fashion

After receiving support from the D2N2 Growth Hub, the BIG HOUSE project, the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme and a loan from First Enterprise, the company is now regularly delivering courses to students, graduates and experienced professionals within the fashion industry.

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Valleys of Chesterfield

 

A supplier of niche building materials, including reclamation and the supply of claddings, the company was seeking to consolidate the growth it had made and explore ways to harness the new foundations that they wished to lay down.

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