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CURRENTLY CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS

Are you a small business owner with big ambitions but are not sure how to take the next steps?

The British Library and IP Centre in London are offering a fully funded support programme called Innovating for Growth. Apply for their three-month small business support programme to receive over £10,000 worth of specialist advice.

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Create the best future for your business. You might be looking to grow into a new market, launch a new product or implement a new process. Not sure how? Through one-to-one sessions and workshops we’ll work together to help you fulfil your growth potential.

If you’re a successful applicant you will get tailored advice on:

Developing a growth strategy
Refining your business model
Product and service innovation
Creating a marketing strategy
Building your brand
Maximising your intellectual property
Business and market intelligence

You will also get automatic membership of our ‘Growth Club’ where you will have the opportunity to network with your peers and keep in touch with your Relationship Manager.

We’ve supported over 250 businesses in the past four years to scale-up: 70% of them have increased their turnover or taken on extra staff after just one year of completing the programme.

Sara Orecchia, founder of health brand UnBEElievable, secured contracts with high street stores Tesco and Holland & Barrett.


Find out more

Read about eligibility and how to apply here   Innovating for growth A4 digital brochure 2016 v2.

This programme is fully-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the British Library.

Visit the website at British Libraries Business and IP Centre – Innovating for Growth