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16th July 2019 | News

Venturefest North West’s Innovation Showcase deadline extended

The Innovation Showcase Competition offers a ‘shop window’ to pitch commercial ideas to new investors, funders and customers. Entries will now close on July 31st.

16th July 2019 | News

Rosebud fund to deliver £11.25m boost to Lancashire businesses

Lancashire County Council has selected investment specialist GC Business Finance (GCBF) to deliver its £11.25m Rosebud business finance fund to growing businesses in the county.

11th July 2019 | News

High-growth Lancashire companies invited to take part in business support survey

The ScaleUp Institute’s 2019 Scaleup Survey aims to understand the help scaling businesses need from the public and private sectors.

4th July 2019 | News

Lancashire family businesses sought for new support scheme

Starting this summer, eight family businesses in Lancashire and Cumbria will be offered an unrivalled opportunity to gain external support and expertise from successful business leaders in the region.

18th June 2019 | News

Funded summer workshops for young businesses unveiled

Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub has unveiled a series of fully-funded summer workshop sessions for businesses trading for less than three years and new start-ups across the county.

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.

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