Along with the expertise of the YSPL team, our network of trusted advisors can advice your business on funding opportunities and bodies that may be able to provide you with access to funding.
Our team can help you access funding for a wide range of needs, including:
Training – Launched in 2018 the Skills Service (https://yorkmeansbusiness.co.uk/news/the-skills-service/) work with businesses to develop training and support for businesses looking to train their staff in a wide range of topics. Training can be tailored to suit you, from in-house training to convenient external locations, distance learning and bespoke training solutions. With help from The Skills Service businesses can benefit from up to 40% funding for training programmes.
Equipment – The Product and Process Innovation (PAPI) project (http://www.papi.org.uk/) helps small businesses in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding develop innovative new products by providing grants for equipment. The funding consists of up to 40% grants (up to a maximum value of £20k) for equipment enabling you to innovate and generate new jobs and growth. The PAPI team also offer expert business development support and guidance at every step of the application process.
Research – The University of York has a strong tradition of collaborative research and knowledge exchange with industry. This work is able to take place through commercial partnerships and through a range of funding opportunities available to organisations from founders from local development groups to EU agencies.
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