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18 & 19 November 2019, Engine Shed, Bristol

Access to industry experts industry experts

Bespoke support tailored to your business needs

Support is available for FREE

Helping high growth businesses grow even faster

About the Workshop

Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), this free programme is open to growth businesses in the advanced engineering sector.  Business acceleration is tailored, so it could be about engaging a consultant, building a team, working with an expert to build a pitch, or developing cutting-edge technologies with researchers at the University of Bath. The project has two distinct programmes of business support available; Growth Workshops and Business Acceleration. Eligibility will depend on the stage that you are at with your business and the size of your company. The application is a two-stage approach – once you have made your initial application the project manager will get back to you for more details about your company and what you are looking for.

Growth Workshop

A free 2-day programme, featuring expert speakers from the advanced engineering sector. The course is designed to help you assess your business strategy and plan for the next phase of growth.

Business Acceleration

12 hours of free coaching and bespoke business support from industry specialists for scaling up companies with high growth potential. The tailored business acceleration is designed to help high growth businesses grow even faster.

Who should apply?

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)within the advanced engineering sector: automotive / aerospace / defence / maritime / energy and space in the West of England area: Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.