Hull and East Yorkshire LEP’s Countdown to the Business Day 2022

5th May 2022

The Hull and East Yorkshire LEP (HEY LEP) is eagerly looking forward to attending its first in-person Business Day event since its launch in April 2021.

This year, the Business Day 2022 is back with a bang at the prestigious Bridlington Spa, a tailor-made venue much appreciated by  delegates.  Sponsored by the LEP Growth Hub’s ‘Made Smarter: Yorkshire’ programme, the event provides an excellent opportunity to promote the programme and engage directly with manufacturing SMEs who are looking to drive productivity

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The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund continues to support business to grow in the HEY LEP area.

3rd May 2022

An award-winning proptech business, whose software could help improve building safety, has raised £250,000 from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

The funding will enable Hull-based Bimsense to further enhance its platform before the introduction of new rules to improve the safety of high-rise buildings. The Building Safety Bill, which is expected to become law within the next few months, will oblige building owners to ensure that safety

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Innovate UK New and current funding opportunities

2nd May 2022

Please see below a list of all the new and current funding opportunities available to you on behalf of Innovate UK. Please check individual competition dates as they may have been extended.

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Hull & East Yorkshire Growth Hub 2021/22 – Client Feedback Survey

22nd April 2022

As part of the Hull & East Yorkshire Growth Hub’s annual review, we are undertaking this client feedback survey to understand and evaluate the level and quality of service provided to clients over the course of the 2021/22 year. We also use this survey to measure the impacts of the Growth Hub on businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire and the value that the service adds to the regional economy. All survey results are received anonymously and we are not

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SME consultation on electric vehicles

20th April 2022

Ricardo Energy & Environment are working with UK Power Networks, an electricity distribution network operator, running a consultation open to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK for the next 2 weeks.

With SMEs playing a huge part in reaching the Government’s net zero carbon emissions targets by 2050, with fuel prices continuing to rise and corporate social responsibility increasingly becoming a consideration for businesses, Ricardo Energy & Environment is carrying out the ‘White Van Plan’ research study.

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Horizon Europe: Civil Security for Society programme

19th April 2022

Horizon Europe: Civil Security for Society programme – UKRI

Horizon Europe is the most ambitious research and innovation programme in the history of the EU, and you could be part of it!

Are you a UK civil security organisation interested in developing new security-related:

technologiesmethodologiesproductsprocessesservices?

If yes,

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NORTHERN LEADERS UNITE FOR UKRAINE

11th April 2022

A consortium of business leaders from across the North have joined forces to provide employment opportunities and support to Ukrainians impacted by the invasion of their country.

United For Ukraine is a coalition brought together at the request of leaders from across the North, including the Northern Powerhouse Partnership with support from the NP11 group of Local Enterprise Partnerships which includes HEY LEP. The initiative is focused around a digital platform www.unitedforukraine.org.uk which connects employers with evacuees.

For Ukrainian nationals, and other refugees who are

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Businesses urged to boost cyber standards as new data reveals nearly a third of firms suffering cyber attacks hit every week

7th April 2022

Government encourages organisations to be vigilant of cyber threats and follow its guidance.

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AgriFood funding

5th April 2022

Two new
funding competitions for England’s farmers and growers

Funding from across the Farming Innovation Programme will help England’s farmers and growers to use new, innovative methods and technologies to become more productive, environmentally sustainable, and more resilient to the global food security challenges of the future.   You can apply for a share of £20.5 million funding

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Job Vacancy INNOVATION AND RESEARCH FACILITATOR

4th April 2022

Hull Culture and Leisure Library Service are seeking to
appoint three dynamic and inspirational individuals to support enterprise
across the Humber. Helping businesses to research, innovate and develop new
products and services.

Do you have a passion to deliver high quality research and
information services to small and medium sized businesses in the Humber region?

Do you enjoy helping others; are you enthusiastic about
learning new skills and able to develop good professional relationships?

Would you like to work within a new team to create a new and
responsive

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