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Our experienced team of Business Development Managers can help you access funding to grow your business, including regional, national and European funding opportunities. We can help you to cut through the jargon to make applications for funding simple and straight forward.

We also work with a range of organisations to pull together appropriate project teams to develop new innovations and respond to specific funding calls.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to see how your business can benefit.

Funding currently available includes:

Business Growth Solution

The 'Business Growth Solution' is a Leeds Beckett University scheme which provides up to £3,000 of funding per project. It will offer mentoring, workshops and coaching in order to launch and implement a growth strategy tailored to your business.

Local Enterprise Partnership Skills Funding

The Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) skills funding provides support for business growth to small and medium sized businesses in the Leeds City Region. This could allow you to get up to 50% match funding towards your skills training. Leeds Beckett University is proud to be an approved provider of training for the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership Skills Service

Innovate UK Vouchers

If you are a Start-up enterprise or a small or medium-sized business in the UK, you can apply for funding through us as a research provider and receive funding to support your innovation project

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP)

For UK businesses wanting to improve performance or move into new areas, you can do this by accessing knowledge and expertise available within our University. Government funding makes accessing graduate resource and academic expertise through collaborating with Universities a cost effective solution.

Horizon 2020

For research intensive companies of all sizes, we can support your access and understanding of this funding opportunity as part of your company’s own innovation strategy. Working with our academics can supply relevant research and expertise to your business and through collaboration our skilled business development managers can help you respond to specific funding calls. Engaging with us through our Enterprise and Innovation Academy means that we can help you recognise funding that may be relevant to you.

Innovate UK Funding SMART Scheme

Innovate UK SMART funding can help your business to accelerate products and services from concept to commercialisation. Our experienced team can help you understand what is available and how you can utilise this to support your research or commercialisation activities. This might be just what you need to give your business the competitive edge.