Contract & Programmes

Celebrating LMAP & HVMIP success

Between April 2016 and September 2019, SWMAS delivered two very successful ERDF funded programmes. Working closely with the region’s 6 LEPs & Growth Hubs we provided tailored advice, support and investment to nearly 900 SME manufacturers.

HVMIP in Cornwall

360 SME manufacturers have received support from SWMAS through the High Value Manufacturing Investment Programme (HVMIP). What did they achieve as a result? Read on to find out:  
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Supporting Dorset manufacturers

Read how support from SWMAS has already benefited a number of Dorset-based manufacturing businesses...   

LMAP in Gloucestershire

Reflections on the support received from SWMAS through the Local Manufacturing Advisory Programme (LMAP) from a number of Gloucestershire companies.
Support for manufacturers in Devon and Somerset

LMAP in Heart of the South West (Devon and Somerset)

SWMAS supported SME manufacturers across Devon and Somers
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LMAP in Swindon and Wiltshire

Reflections from companies in Swindon and Wiltshire on the support received from SWMAS through the Local Manufacturing Advisory Programme (LMAP).

LMAP in the West of England

Reflections on the support received from SWMAS through the Local Manufacturing Advisory Programme (LMAP) from a number of companies based in the West of England.
Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) - The Story So Far

Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) - The Story So Far

SWMAS successfully delivered the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) across the South West between January 2012 and April 2015. In total, we  supported over 3750 businesses to improve their manufacturing strategies and performance.
Marine Growth Programme

Marine Growth Programme

The Marine Growth Programme formed a key part of the Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal between January 2014 and February 2015. The £363k project utilised £242k of City Deal funding to blend marine sector knowledge with learning from beyond the sector.
Product Development Centre

Product Development Centre

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (2007-2013) Competitiveness and Convergence Programmes, the Product Development Centre provides SME manufacturing companies across the South West of England with a dedicated service to support innovation.