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Business sector growth plans

Business sector growth plans

business sector growth plans

Strong and vibrant local and national economies are characterised by successful, competitive and innovative businesses sectors.

Stimulating and growing new 'high-growth potential' knowledge intensive enterprises is critical to securing local economic growth and tackling social exclusion.

GENECON has extensive experience of delivering a range of initiatives to support the development of key economic sectors, stimulating and encouraging small business start-up, innovation, technology and knowledge transfer.

We have:

  • prepared business growth plans for successful RGF bids in Nottingham, Hastings, Isle of Wight and the Solent;
  • advised on business incubation facilities, innovation advisory services and collaborative R&D technology support initiatives across the South East and elsewhere;
  • conducted economic appraisals and evaluations of schemes encouraging knowledge and technology transfer, including in the advanced manufacturing and nuclear sectors;
  • developed supply chain and sector development plans for STEM sectors including: renewables and environmental technologies, marine technology, carbon capture, health and life sciences and high value manufacturing;
  • developed the case for a 'technopole' in Brighton to support high growth sectors linked to universities;
  • prepared gaps assessments of enterprise and business support provision in urban and rural economies.