Innovating for Growth Scale-ups

Applications for our October - December 2018 cohort have now opened.

Submit your application for Innovating for Growth: Scale-Ups by 14 September.

What is Innovating for Growth?

Innovating for Growth is a European Regional Development Fund programme designed to help small businesses scale-up and grow. With £10,000 worth of specialist support spread over a three-month period, you'll get tailored one-to-one advice on:

  • Developing a growth strategy
  • Refining your business model
  • Product and service innovation
  • Creating a market strategy and building your brand
  • Maximising your Intellectual Property
  • Business and market intelligence

    When can you apply?

    Applications for our October - December 2018 cohort have now opened.

    Apply here by 14 September.

    Want to find out more? Watch our video to see how we've helped our previous businesses to scale-up and grow.

    What can you expect?

    You might be looking to grow into a new market, launch a new product or implement a new process. Not sure how? Through one-to-one sessions and workshops we'll work together to help you fulfil your growth potential. You will also get automatic membership to our 'Growth Club' where you will have the opportunity to network with other high-growth business owners and keep in touch with your Relationship Manager.

    Find out more about previous Innovating for Growth businesses here.

    What are the requirements?

    • Your business has a turnover of £100,000 or more
    • Your business is based in London
    • You can commit to a minimum of 12 hours over three months
    • You have big ambitions to scale and grow your business.

    Apply now!

    Start-up support programme

    If you're not quite ready for our scale-up programme but want to know the essentials for running your small business read about our start-up programme here.


    This programme is fully-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the British Library.

    The programme gave me the tools and information I needed to get serious about growing my business

    David Showell , Zooey

    I found it very motivational, instructive and extremely useful to attend – it was very specific for my business

    Terry Morgan, Debaere

    Upcoming workshops & events


    Get cash flow confident

    A practical and stress-free way to get the financial knowledge, confidence and tools to help you understand, forecast and manage for growth.

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    Webinar: Introduction to Lean Start-Up

    This webinar provides the ideal introduction to Lean Start-Up philosophy and practices.

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    Webinar: Introduction to copyright for business

    Almost every organisation has intellectual property of some sort – this series of webinars helps businesses to understand and protect it.

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    Webinar: Introduction to trade mark searching

    This webinar explains the basics behind trade mark protection and how to use free web databases.

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