EU Funding. Funding - 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:

Further information on how the D2N2 LEP is using its European funding to support economic growth in its area go to web link 

For More Information on the above release, please contact:

Sean Kirby

D2N2 Communications Manager

01159 578749

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Sam Burbage

D2N2 Social Media and Marketing Officer

01159 578254

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