High Value Manufacturing Investment Programme

This programme is now closed. Please check back soon for details of new funded business support opportunities.

The High Value Manufacturing Investment Programme (HVMIP) supports hi-tech and innovative manufacturing SMEs and start-ups in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The programme provides a dedicated Manufacturing Specialist offering advice and resources to help businesses grow and launch new products.

Support includes:

  • A free business review and diagnostic
  • Business strategy
  • New product development
  • Innovative technologies
  • New process introduction
  • Grant funding

Working closely with the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub and other regional and national support schemes, the programme will ensure that businesses receive the right help at the right time, with a brokered referral service.

If you would like to find out more about how SWMAS could support your business, please contact us.

The programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is delivered by SWMAS Ltd from April 2016 to March 2019.  The project is receiving £728k of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. It will support at least 90 businesses; and aims to create at least 45 jobs; and launch 70 new products to market. It will also unlock around £180k of private investment.

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