North East Derbyshire Accelerator

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Introducing the North East Derbyshire Accelerator

North East Derbyshire Accelerator is a brand new business support project designed to help businesses across the district to sustain, grow and innovate, with an additional focus on decarbonisation. The project supports businesses at all stages of development.

The project which runs until 31 March 2025 is led by the East Midlands Chamber and is funded by the Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

What support can I access?

Working with an experienced business adviser, eligible businesses can access a range of support including:

  • 1-2-1 advice, mentoring and diagnostic support on a range of areas relevant to your business. In addition to this, tailored support will be offered to businesses looking to invest in research and development.
  • Training and action planning workshops: providing you with the latest learning and tools in areas such as digital skills.
  • Growth vouchers: offering up to £2,000 (100% funded) for specialist consultancy and training (linked to the strategic plan developed with your business adviser. Available on a first-come, first-served basis).
  • Help to Grow - Management course: £750 joining fee subsidy for this 12-week executive development leadership and management programme (together with the Government’s 90% support, this covers 100% of the costs).
  • Grant funding: helping you identify and apply for funding to help you grow, increase efficiencies and build a sustainable business for the future.
  • Networking and peer support: for example, through the East Midlands Manufacturing Network which has dedicated forums in Derby and in other key locations across the East Midlands.
  • Energy saving and improvement audits providing you with a full asset register and an action plan on how to save costs.

How do I sign up?

Tapping into the support on offer couldn’t be easier.

If your business is based in the North East Derbyshire area, simply complete the form below to register your interest, and a Business Adviser will be in touch to learn more about your business and to explore what support is most appropriate for you.

Expression of Interest form

 

 

 

Accelerator Events

Find out more about the programme through our range of events covering the following themes:

Visit our Events Page to find out more about the full programme of Accelerator events

*The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6b of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

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