Find out the latest news from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, including funding news and grants available for your business.

Kesseler secure £30,000 D2N2 grant thanks to support from Mansfield Innovation Centre

Luxury British kitchen manufacturer Kesseler is set to expand into new markets after securing grant funding to buy specialist machinery...


Female Entrepreneur Uses her Plastering Company for Philanthropic Aims After Securing Start-Up Investment

A Derbyshire based Female Plastering service, joins the industry after receiving a £3,500 Start-Up loan from First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans.


Derbyshire Entrepreneur and Bespoke Guitar Craftsman Builds on his Success After Receiving £10k Start-Up Loan

Derbyshire entrepreneur Mark Hilditch has secured a £10,000 Start-Up Loan from First Enterprise - Enterprise Loans.


Deputy Mayor of London visits Tidyco in Derby

On the 17 June, Tidyco, a leading SME providing hydraulic and pneumatic components to the rail industry, welcomed a visit by...


Fast Start Innovation Grants

Fast Start: Innovation grants are a new initiative from Innovate UK offering up to £50,000 to propel highly innovative ideas


Nottinghamshire Company Launches Innovative Travel Bag Crafted from Recovered Ocean Waste

A Nottinghamshire entrepreneur has secured a Start-up Loan from First Enterprise through British Business Bank Start Up Loans Scheme.


The Bring It Back Fund

Do you have a pioneering idea to shift habits and boost reuse in the food and drink industry?


East Midlands innovators invited to sign-up for free product design workshops at Space Park Leicester

East Midlands innovators are invited to accelerate their knowledge of product design in a series of free workshops at Space...


Demolition work starts ahead of phase two of the £200 million Becketwell Scheme

Demolition work has begun on phase two of the £200m Becketwell regeneration scheme for the new Derby 3,500 capacity Performance Venue.


Innovate UK Smart Grant Competition opened 25th April 2022

Innovate UK, through UK Smart grants, will be investing up to £25 million in the best game-changing, and world leading ideas.


Derby-based company Tidyco receives ISO 14001 accreditation

Tidyco, a multidivisional organization providing solutions to a number of industries, have achieved ISO 14001 accreditation after months of hard work


Innovation Loans

The Government has launched a new Innovation loans to support innovative SMEs with research and development projects at all stages...


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