25 Oct 2021

Join the Manufacturing Growth Programme for Nottingham & Derby

Matt Symonds

Join the Manufacturing Growth Programme for Nottingham & Derby

The Manufacturing Growth Programme is a great opportunity for SMEs in the Nottingham and Derby regions to receive support from industry professionals to realise their growth potential.

What does MGP offer?

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) supports SME Manufacturers to make improvements by identifying, understanding, and removing their barriers to growth. The Programme offers:

  • Support tailored to your business
  • A dedicated, experienced, Manufacturing Growth Manager to provide on-going support
  • A comprehensive business diagnostic tool, GROWTHmapper for manufacturers
  • Identify opportunities and create plans for growth and improvement
  • Work with the best external experts to implement those plans
  • Using a 1/3 of the cost of implementing an improvement project
  • Connect to wider support to maximise opportunities for growth

What MGP means for Manufacturing SMEs

If you are an SME manufacturer, the Manufacturing Growth Programme provides many advantages for you, including:

  • An independent business review to identify opportunities for business improvement and growth
  • A diagnostic tool specifically designed to help benchmark your business against internal aspiration and goals
  • A detailed action plan guiding you through the process of improving your business
  • On-going business support with a trusted and experienced Manufacturing Growth Manager
  • Access to grants to co-fund your improvement project

How you can benefit

By joining the Manufacturing Support Programme, you can benefit from:

  • Insight into the risks, issues, gaps and opportunities for your business, helping you better plan for the future
  • Understanding of what needs to be done to make improvements
  • Work with new expertise to make bring about real development
  • Reduced cost, helping you make the changes you need sooner

Matt Symonds, Managing Director at TBAT Innovation Ltd says: “The Manufacturing Growth Programme helps local SMEs grow and improve manufacturing processes by providing grants and the expert support required to implement changes in small manufacturing businesses that may otherwise not be possible.

Through my involvement with the local Manufacturing Advisory Panel, I see the MGP as an important improvement programme for the local area and small business, which has already had great success in supporting companies grow.”

How do you get involved?

If you’re a manufacturing SME in the Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire area, the programme welcomes you to get in touch to discuss your business and how they can support you to achieve your growth plans.

Mark Taft Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

T: 07542 861 158 | E: mark.taft@egs.live



Information provided by TBAT Innovation Ltd

TBAT Innovation Ltd is a first choice provider of innovation support for UK organisations conducting R&D, helping businesses to access Grant Funding, R&D Tax Credits, Video Games Tax Relief, SEIS / EIS, Capital Allowances and Patent Box.


01332 819740


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