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Regrettably, we are no longer able to take new applications for funded support from the Flood Innovation Centre. However, the University of Hull remains a world-leading centre for expertise in flood resilience, so we would be happy to direct your enquiry to a relevant department via the contact form.

Brought together by the University of Hull, the Flood Innovation Centre is part of a family of brands that are driving economic growth, particularly in the areas of low carbon and flood resilience. We also work in partnership with a wide range of business support networks to ensure you get the help that’s right for your business. Our team can provide advice to access further funding streams and facilitate new relationships to develop your flood-innovation idea even further.


Shaping the future of low-carbon innovation

The Aura Innovation Centre (AIC) can help you to get your carbon-reducing ideas well and truly off the ground. From shaping and defining your ideas to accessing specialist funded support, they bring together the skills and knowledge needed to accelerate your ambitions – all under one roof. If you want to reduce your carbon emissions, save in energy costs, increase efficiency and productivity, or access new markets, Aura Innovation Centre could help you.

Visit the AIC website to find out more.


Supporting your global ambitions

The Department for International Trade (Yorkshire and Humber) helps businesses to identify global opportunities and encourages and supports international trade.

Through advice, events and access to funding, DIT can help your business enter new markets with tailored business support delivered by International Trade Advisors.

Is my business eligible?

Visit the DIT website for more details.


Developing Businesses in North East Lincolnshire

E-Factor Business offer free and confidential advice from experienced business advisors. Your business can access a range of workshops and events as well as the opportunity for one-to-one support in financing and funding, with links to the local supply chain and a Business Hive club.

Is my business eligible?

Visit the E-Factor website for more details.


Business support to help your business grow

With three schemes, the #GrowMySME Programme offers your business access to specialist one-to-one advice and support, a varied workshop and masterclass series delivered by experts in their field, and grant schemes that will help you to unlock key business growth activities.

Whether you need answers on future funding, guidance on ICT-led development or support in any other aspect of growing your business, #GrowMySME could help.

Is my SME eligible?

Visit the #GrowMySME website to find out more.


Business support across the Humber

The Growth Hub provides a dedicated team of Business Support advisors operating across the four Humber Local Authority areas. The team can signpost your business to a range of support information and organisations who provide a wide variety of services, including funding, training courses, events, support, advice and mentoring. The service is free of charge and they able to help with all aspects of business support.

Is my SME eligible?

Visit the Humber Growth Hub website to find out more.


Understanding and removing barriers for growth

The Manufacturing Growth Programme is the UKs largest business-support programme aimed at making improvements and stimulating growth for SMEs.

Specialist Growth Managers will help businesses to identify, understand and remove barriers to growth to enable sustainable business improvement.

Is my business eligible?

Visit the MGP website for more details.


Enabling innovation for SMEs

Product and Process Innovation (PAPI) helps small businesses in the York, North Yorkshire, East Riding and Leeds City regions to develop innovative new products and services by providing grants for equipment.

Managed by the University of York and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, it offers additional expert business support to help develop funding proposals, as well as guidance and advice through every step of the application process.

Is my business eligible?

Visit the PAPI website for more details.


Encouraging economic growth

Delivered by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, The Supply Chain Network is a scheme to help businesses gain easy access to local business opportunities, suppliers, investors and for developers to pursue new commercial partnerships.

The scheme has been specially designed to link your business to a wide range of specialist advice, financial assistance and a programme of funded workshops and events.

How do I register?

Visit the Supply Chain Network for more details.


Business support across York and North Yorkshire

Regardless of size or sector, the York and North Yorkshire Growth Hub provide free and impartial business support to help businesses expand and become more successful. Government-funded, the Growth Hub can provide tailored support based around the needs of the region.

Is my SME eligible?

Visit the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub website to find out more.