Business Support

Here are some of the programmes SWMAS runs to help and inspire ambitious manufacturers to develop their capabilities and enter new markets.

Somerset Energy Innovation Centre

SWMAS leads the consortium that delivers the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre.
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Hinkley Supply Chain Programme

The Hinkley Supply Chain Programme (HSCP) is delivered by a consortium made of up SWMAS Ltd, Somerset Chamber of Commerce and BusinessWest and provides a single point of entry to a wide and growing group of services aimed at helping local businesses to understand, prepare for and win business with HPC supply chains.
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Our sister company Exelin, is a development and improvement consultancy that aims to improve the performance of individuals and businesses. With experience across a wide range of sectors, Exelin works closely with companies to inspire sustained business improvement.  
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Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits

If you have created or improved products, processes, services or materials in the last two years this will almost certainly be classed as R&D, meaning you could qualify for tax relief.

Somerset Manufacturers Group

Do you manufacture in Somerset? Network, collaborate and share best practices with your peers through the Somerset Manufacturers Group.
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SMART Innovation

SWMAS is one of a small number of companies awarded a contract to work alongside the Welsh Government's network of Innovation Specialists to help businesses in Wales become more innovative and more competitive.
 Other Business Support Services

Other Business Support Services

A selection of national, regional and local business support schemes from our partner organisations, delivering a range of useful services to manufacturers.