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Innovation loans competition open for registration

Innovate UK has up to £10 million in loans to SMEs for innovative late stage projects. This loan competition aims to provide loans to help...

East Midlands space industry to receive significant boost through major European research collaboration

The University of Leicester, LLEP and the National Space Centre have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the region of Piemonte in Italy during the...

Students offered apprenticeships through college partnership

Loughborough College and a local business have joined forces to offer apprenticeship opportunities to students aged around 16 to 24 years-old. The Apprenticeship Programme is...

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If you’re a creative businses based in Leicester the Business Growth team are here to help…

Innovation Loans Open Competition: Briefing and Workshop (Midlands)

Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Enterprise Europe Network are hosting a briefing event for Innovate…

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A few facts about employment in our area


brought into the local economy through the reinternment of Richard III


is what the textiles manufacturing industry is worth to the LLEP economy


of the East Midlands' Logistics and Distribution operations are in Leicestershire


people in our area are employed in the Professional and Financial services sector


creative businesses are based here - the largest cluster outside London