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Festival of Making
28th May 2019 | News

Lancashire welcomes the National Festival of Making 2019

Some of the most recognisable names in fashion, design and art will be in Blackburn from 14-16 June for the National Festival of Making.

Nitin Rai, Venturefest NW 2019 Keynote
15th April 2019 | News

Keynote speaker announced for Venturefest NW 2019

Pioneering American venture capitalist Nitin Rai has been announced as keynote speaker as Venturefest NW returns for its sixth year.

Lancashire Creative Forum - L-R Juliane Lowe, Laurie Smith, Elena Vasilieva
10th April 2019 | Inspiration

County’s creative and digital sector to benefit from growth programme extension

Business support initiative the Lancashire Forum Creative has secured extra funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Lancaster engineering and manufacturing partnership 2019
20th March 2019 | News

Lancaster University business partnership boosts skills and training

Lancashire’s advanced engineering and manufacturing businesses can access free skills training and resources to become more productive and profitable thanks to a new partnership led by Lancaster University Management School.

Jake Berry MP, Northern Powerhouse Minister with Roger Marsh OBE
15th March 2019 | News

NPIF supports £184m of investment across the North in its second year

As it reaches the second anniversary of its launch, the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) is celebrating directly investing £100m.

The Growing Club
6th March 2019 | News

The Growing Club’s business training for women expands across North West

Coinciding with International Women’s Day 2019, The Growing Club – a unique business education and growth programme specifically for women in business – sees an expansion across the north-west with new training locations and courses to meet the increased demand for their services.

Heads Up by Enterprise Nation
30th January 2019 | News

Lancashire firms to be offered free ‘Heads Up’ digital support

Small business support network Enterprise Nation has won a national competitive tender to deliver digital support to 600 English firms as part of an initiative to boost UK productivity.

10th January 2019 | News

Made Smarter appoint BAE’s Andrea Thompson to board

Made Smarter, the recently launched £20 million initiative to help North West manufacturers adopt digital technologies, has appointed Andrea Thompson as Chair of its steering board.

Boost Business Lancashire Phase 3 announcement - Councillor Green and Andrew Leeming and businesses benefitted from support
18th December 2018 | News

Boost Business Lancashire lands £6m three year extension

Boost Business Lancashire, the county’s business growth hub, has been given £6m to continue delivering wide ranging support for ambitious high growth businesses and start-ups.

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