Heart of the SW Inward Investment Support Project

The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership has secured £1.18 million of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support inward investment into the area.

This Project will seek to increase foreign direct investment into the HotSW Local Enterprise Partnership area of Somerset, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay through a programme of activity to facilitate the landing of new foreign direct investment into the area and to support the growth of the area’s existing foreign-owned companies.

The Project will be open to all eligible businesses but will focus primarily (though not exclusively) on the key inward investment sectors that have already been identified for HotSW area:

  • Aerospace & Advanced Engineering;
  • Agri-tech/Food and Drink;
  • Environmental Futures; and
  • Marine Industries.

Below are links to the aspects of the project which your business may benefit from:

Heart of the SW ERDF Inward Investment Support Grant Scheme

Business Support Brokerage

This funding is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for ERDF. Established by the European Union, ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regeneration.

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