SWW-SIA-SummaryReport-BEISOct2016

Document type: Commissioned report

Prepared by: Consortium of GW4 Alliance, University of the West of England, Plymouth University, key businesses and Local Enterprise Partnerships across South West England and South East Wales

Date: Nov 2016

In 2016 a consortium of partners responded to Government’s invitation to participate in the first wave of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Science and Innovation Audits. The Audit found that the region can lead the UK and compete with the world in advanced engineering and digital innovation. The summary report is included here and the full report can be found at http://gw4.ac.uk/sww-sia/

SME Access to Finance for Innovation in the Heart of the South West, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Document type: Commissioned report

Prepared by: Belmana

Date: May 2018

This study provides evidence and recommendations to support a joint ambition of the Heart of the South West and Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly LEPs to increase take up of Innovate UK funding by SMEs within the region.