BIG GROWTH:
INNOVATION PROGRAMMES

Supporting South London businesses in digital health & wellbeing, circular economy & low carbon sectors

A fully funded programme of support for South London-based businesses and third-sector organisations which are innovating in the areas of digital health & wellbeing, circular economy or low carbon.

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About the programme

Funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and by London South Bank University (LSBU), the Business Innovation and Growth Programme is here to support your South London business or charity.

Taking place across 2024, this exciting new programme will be broken down into three cohorts themed around the growth areas of digital health & wellbeing, circular economy and low carbon.

Each will provide a series of informative online webinars aiming to ignite your business growth and develop your products and services  plus the opportunity to access world-leading expertise at LSBU to evaluate existing products and develop prototypes for new ones.

This programme is open to businesses, social enterprises and charities in the following London boroughs: Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Richmond, Southwark, Sutton, and Wandsworth.

You can find out more about each cohort by following the links below.

DIGITAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

Innovation Programme

Starting in January, a fully funded programme of support for South London-based businesses and third-sector organisations creating digital health and wellbeing solutions. Get support through a series of easy-to-access online webinars, with the opportunity to gain dedicated expertise from one of LSBU’s academic teams to either evaluate an existing product or service or provide expertise to develop a new one.

Find out more & register

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Innovation Programme

Starting in May, a fully funded programme of support for South London-based businesses and third-sector organisations creating circular economy solutions or looking to implement circular economy principles into their business. Get support through a series of easy-to-access online webinars, with the opportunity to gain dedicated expertise from one of LSBU’s academic teams to either evaluate an existing product or service or provide expertise to develop a new one.

Find out more

LOW CARBON

Starting in September, a fully funded programme of support for South London-based businesses and third-sector organisations creating low-carbon solutions. Get support through a series of easy-to-access online webinars, with the opportunity to gain dedicated expertise from one of LSBU’s academic teams to either evaluate an existing product or service or provide expertise to develop a new one.

Find out more

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. Find out more

 

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