We have a number of SME support initiatives across various Local Enterprise Partnership areas, providing free, bespoke support to eligible businesses across the West Midlands and beyond.
Characterisation, Measurement and Analysis
Advanced and Digital Manufacturing
is an ERDF-part funded project providing long-term innovation support
to eligible SMEs on developing digital products and services for the rail industry
Science 2 Industry is an innovative programme that helps small eligible SMEs access world-class science and hi-tech expertise to overcome product, process or R&D-based technical challenges.
Energy, Recycling and Raw Materials
The Alternative Raw Materials with Low Impact (ARLI) initiative drives collaborative R&D enabling SMEs to develop products and processes that improve efficiency in the use of raw and waste materials and effective alternatives.
The University of Birmingham in partnership with the Energy Systems Catapult, is looking for businesses committed to driving energy technology innovation to join the Climate Innovation Platform (CIP).