ENTERPRISE M3 LEP drives the economic growth of the area by working with businesses, key delivery partners and central government. We translate and signpost opportunities for business and other partners including funding.
To do this we have clear governance and transparency in our decision making – find out about our governance here.
The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding in the Enterprise M3 LEP area supports projects in the field of research and innovation, digital growth, SMEs competitiveness and the low carbon agenda. The minimum size of projects is £500,000 ERDF.
£15.7m ERDF funding will be launched on 28 June 2019 and close on 30 September 2019. Join us at our ERDF Specification Launch and Partnering Event on 2 July 2019.
The Government has guaranteed this funding beyond Brexit and new projects can be contracted up to the 31st December 2020.
The Enterprise M3 area has been allocated €50m of European Structural and Investment Funding for the 2014-2020 funding period. This is made up of €25.2 of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), €20.46m of European Social Fund (ESF) and €4.4m of European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) funding.