The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) is an ERDF funded programme to provide support for growth focused Manufacturing businesses. The programme works with small and medium sized companies with less than 250 employees in the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire regions.

MGP is designed to stimulate the growth of aspiring manufacturing businesses, in any sector, helping them to identify opportunities for accelerated growth, improvement and team development.

Specialist Manufacturing Growth Managers, with vast experience of business growth support, are in place to offer a free strategic business review, impartial advice and signposting with the opportunity to access grant funding of up to 35% towards the cost of any consultancy and coaching requirements (not including training).

The average grant amount is expected to be in the region of £1400 towards the cost of support costing approximately £4000.  Applicants have 4 months to complete the support project and claim for the grant at the end on proof of expenditure.

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For further information please contact:

James Bosworth, Manufacturing Growth Manager (Leicestershire)

Economic Growth Solutions Limited
Mobile: 07799 883770 or email: