If you are based in Greater Lincolnshire and want to grow, do things differently and become more profitable, then Business Inspiration can help!
Your Business Adviser will provide advice and consultancy and work with you to identify additional support needs that could be met through one or more of the three grant ‘strands’, Independent Specialist Consultancy, Graduate Internships and support for attendance at Trade Fairs.
In response to identified business needs we are also developing a short, practical, peer-learning based programme which integrates personal development of entrepreneurial leadership and management capabilities with analysis of the business options and strategies for growth.
This programme is being delivered by Bishop Grosseteste University and is part of the Lincolnshire Open Research and Innovation Centre (LORIC)
50% match funded grants to support with: Specialist Consultancy; Graduate Internship ( maximum £1500); First Time Attendance at Trade Fairs and Exhibitions (renting, setting up and running your stand).
Subject to eligibility criteria being met and the ‘strand(s)’ considered appropriate, the business will be supported to make an application. Once received, ‘and checked the application will be considered by an approval panel made-up of independent to the project professionals. If approved, the applicant will then be supported through the process of securing services/items identified in the application and in completing the required paperwork to support audit of the project.