ERDF Priority Axis 3:

Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Employers - International Trade CLOSED


This call is looking to support the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises, particularly the capacity to grow in regional, national and international markets and to engage in innovation processes.

For more information, download the call specification.


Projects put forward under this call must cover the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership area.


Up to £28,219,569 of funding is available through this call. A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.


Outline application deadline: 20 April 2018

Completion date

It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.

What happens next?

If your outline application is successful, Government will contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Support available

Prospective applicants interested in delivering the programme can contact Richard Kirkland, D2N2 European Structural and Investment Fund Coordinator on email for more information.


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