The Manufacturing Growth Programme is the UKs largest and leading business support programme making improvements to Manufacturing SMEs. Since October 2016, the programme has supported more than 2,000 SME manufacturers to grow and create more than 3,200 new jobs through £10.5m from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). From April 2019, an additional £11.8m ERDF will be provided to the programme to deliver business growth support across 16 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) regions. As a result, MGP will deliver a further 2,500 improvement projects and create an additional 2,500 new jobs whilst supporting businesses to create new products, open new markets, become more competitive, and ultimately increasing productivity.
Any project that delivers a carbon saving can be considered, typical projects include: