SME International Growth Project

LogoERDF The West Midlands ERDF SME International Growth Project can help you grow your business…

This new and exciting project is aimed at stimulating export growth within the region by addressing business needs and providing financial support. The project will encourage and assist SMEs in the West Midlands to investigate and move into new overseas markets while taking advantage of opportunities and deliver export growth.

The support available includes:

  • SMEs in the West Midlands can access financial support and advice to internationalise their businesses
  • Access to grants of between £1,000 and £3,000 (up to 50% of total cost of activity, subject to availability)
  • Programme of inward ‘meet the buyer’ and/or sector expert events

Support is provided by International Trade Advisers (ITA) operating out of the six West Midlands Chambers of Commerce. ITA support will be provided to eligible SMEs in the following sub regions:

  1. Black Country
  2. Coventry & Warwickshire
  3. Greater Birmingham & Solihull
  4. Herefordshire & Worcestershire
  5. Shropshire
  6. Staffordshire

To access this support we require businesses to complete and submit this simple online form. This form only needs to be completed once. Once you have completed our eligibility checker we will be in touch to confirm and discuss the next steps in accessing this support.

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