Manufacturers invited to grant funding event

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HAMPSHIRE manufacturers are being invited to an event to find out how the government’s GrowthAccelerator scheme can help them.

It’s at the Portsmouth Enterprise Centre in Quartremaine Road, and is being run by Business Growth and Support and Portsmouth City Council.

It aims to help firms find the key to securing grant funding totalling £20,000 from a variety of sources.

The speakers on the day include Pauline Rippon, from UK Trade and Investment; Mark Barber, from the GrowthAccelerator scheme talking about commercialising innovation; Richard Cooper, of GrowthAccelerator talking about access to finance; Susan Sharpe from GrowthAccelerator, talking about business development coaching; and Patrick Lee, from the Manufacturing Advisory Service.

The event is from 3pm until 7pm on Wednesday, May 29. Registration starts at 2.30pm.

To find out more, and to book a place, contact Madeline Morton by emailing or calling 07425 133 084.