WMCC is also a partner to the current European Regional Development Fund project, in partnership with Coventry University Enterprises Ltd. The project supports SMEs to enter new international markets or develop new routes to international markets.
This project strategically targeted key decision makers in over 600 businesses across the West Midlands to engage them with regional economic policy and business support services. We identified the requirements of each individual business and provided access to support, building long term relationships.
With an objective to promote cooperative action by companies in order to secure international contracts, our actions included:
The programme saw companies achieve a significant increase in turnover, with over 1,500 businesses benefiting from support.