The Manufacturing Growth Programme is now live!

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) is a £9.2m ERDF funded programme focused on providing support to manufacturing SMEs interested in growth. The programme is currently looking to work with businesses in the West Midlands; Yorkshire; and parts of the East Midlands and East of England.

Specialist Manufacturing Growth Managers are in place to offer SMEs the opportunity to access grant funding of up to 35% towards the cost of support projects. The programme also provides many advantages, including:

  • An independent business review to identify opportunities for business improvement and growth
  • A detailed action plan guiding you through the process of improving your business
  • Access to matched industry experts to provide consultancy and/or coaching tailored to your needs
  • Access to grants to co-fund your growth/improvement project

The contract has been awarded to the West Midlands Manufacturing Benevolent Fund (WMMBF) who have established Economic Growth Solutions to deliver the operational side of the contract. WMMBF are a not for profit organisation established in 2002 with a history and passion for delivering improvements to the manufacturing sector.

Should you be interested, or want more information about the programme please contact the Growth Hub on 0300 060 3747, or