Do you have an innovative business idea that could disrupt the market?

We are on the lookout for ambitious businesses with an innovative idea that could disrupt the market and are looking to scale to new heights!

Delivered in partnership with ourselves and Generator, backed by Northstar Ventures UK and supported by the European Regional Development Fund, Innovate:Grow is a new fully-funded business support programme offering access to a £15K investment.

Chosen businesses will receive 10 weeks of expert business advice blending 1-1 coaching with critical peer-to-peer support to refine their innovative product or service for launch and potential investment.

We are running two funding cohorts in May and September, and the programme is open to SMEs operating in the North East LEP area across all sectors. The deadline for expression of interest is 22nd March 2019.

Find out more and apply here


To get specific support while involved with the programme, you can book time with one of our associates here.  Sessions are one-and-a-half hour duration – we provide the first engagement per client, free of charge.  Subsequent sessions are charged at 25% reduction from  normal rates:

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