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22 September 2016

£5.4m in European funding secured from D2N2 to help business growth and innovation

East Midlands Business Ltd (EMB) has secured £5.4million in European funding from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, for its Growth and Innovation Programme.

The D2N2 area Growth and Innovation Programme is a partnership initiative which brings together partner grant schemes operating in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire; the area for which the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership works to promote economic growth and create jobs.

The partner grant schemes are:

 

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding secured by EMB - a leading accreditation, risk management and business improvement consultancy based in Leicester - is part of the larger €250million in European Structural and Investment Funds (to be spent 2014-2020) administered by the D2N2 LEP.

This additional financing will increase the amount of grant funding available from each of the three schemes; enabling them to provide more intensive support for business and to support a greater number of businesses, wishing to invest in innovation and growth and create new jobs. Grants range from £15,000 to £500,000. 

The D2N2 Growth and Innovation Programme is led by East Midlands Business Ltd, working in partnership with the following organisations:

 

The Programme will run until December 2018.

Information for businesses on how to access the funding can be found at: www.emb-group.co.uk/programme-management/d2n2-growth-innovation-programme/

Further information on how the D2N2 LEP is using its European funding to support economic growth in its area go to web link www.d2n2lep.org/EUFunding 

For More Information on the above release, please contact:

Sean Kirby

D2N2 Communications Manager

01159 578749

sean.kirby@d2n2lep.org

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Sam Burbage

D2N2 Social Media and Marketing Officer

01159 578254

sam.burbage@d2n2lep.org

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