Business & Innovation

Effective support for businesses across the greater Birmingham and Solihull area.

Effective support for businesses across the Greater Birmingham and Solihull area is crucial to solving the productivity challenges that our local economy faces. GBSLEP focuses on providing support to all businesses through our Growth Hub, and the services it signposts through Growth Hub delivery partners. Along with our Growth Hub we invest in and deliver a variety of programmes assisting with; scale-up, intellectual property, innovation, mentoring, export, access to finance and much more.

One of our key objectives is to stimulate increased levels of demand-led innovation, to increase business and workforce productivity and competitiveness and cement our region’s place as a world leader in innovation and creativity. We support the development of key demonstrators and commercialisation of research and invest in projects that stimulate and support market-led innovation amongst businesses in key growth industries.

Explore business support and opportunities for our key sectors below.