BUSINESSES though Cheshire and Warrington are set to receive a major boost, through the University of Chester’s participation in a European funded support programme.
The University of Chester has unveiled its current offering to the region’s businesses, as a key delivery partner in the Cheshire and Warrington Business Growth Programme.
Backed by £2.7 million of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) money, the programme provides a range of support to pre-start-up businesses, entrepreneurs and SMEs.
Carole Eccles, Business Development Manager at the University of Chester, said: “We are delighted to be showcasing our offer as part of the Cheshire and Warrington Business Growth Programme.
“University of Chester experts will provide a range of fully funded support across a host of areas, from starting-up to taking products to market, and securing investment to expanding.”
Support comes in the form of bespoke, one-to-one mentoring, seminars and workshops. There are also business development and lead generation opportunities.
Businesses that sign up to the programme will have access to the full range of the University of Chester’s specialist resources, which includes access to prototyping facilities and laboratories, as well as input from industry experts and post-graduate placements.