Funding Round 30 is now open, so submit your completed application form before the closing date of Friday 23rd November 2018
The HS2 Supply Chain Programme is a component of the £33m Business Growth Programme, which is a comprehensive business support package part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. As lead partner, Birmingham City Council is working with The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership to deliver this this important initiative.
The HS2 Supply Chain Programme, offering grants of £20,000 – £167,000 towards project costs for companies to realise their current growth plans, in order for them to take advantage of future HS2 business opportunities.
The Government is planning to invest £60 billion in HS2, and it is anticipated that 60% of HS2 procurement opportunities will be made available to Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). The HS2 Supply Chain Programme grant could strengthen your company’s position, and give you a head start in pitching for HS2 opportunities.
You do not have to have secured a HS2 Contract to be considered for HS2SCP grant funding, but applicants must be existing supply chain SMEs looking to expand their business with projects which will improve their capability/capacity, thereby enabling them to pitch for HS2 opportunities.
Note 1: The use of consultants or third parties in completing the application form is an ineligible cost.