Supporting our local communities is at the heart of what we do. We actively seek opportunities to help small businesses grow, connect, and flourish in today’s challenging landscapes.

Our staff regularly look for funding to help small businesses with training costs. When you apply for a course, our team will alert you to relevant funding, as well as provide guidance on your application and eligibility criteria.

We run events to help you network and build your connections. Events will be listed as they become available.

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Continuing professional development team
+44 (0)1904 325145

Innovate York programme

Are you a York-based business or entrepreneur with aspirations for business growth and innovation?

Innovate York will offer a series of workshops, womens peer-to-peer networking and specialist events to businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the city. The scheme has been funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, the Government’s successor to the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) programme.

Business benefits 

Innovation can lead to increased revenue, reduced costs, and a stronger market presence, ultimately contributing to the long-term sustainability and growth of your business. 

Engage with Innovate York to:

  • Gain Competitive Advantage: Stand out, attract and retain customers, and charge premium prices through innovation.

  • Expand Market Reach: Enter new markets or grow your current market share for increased revenue and growth opportunities.

  • Adapt to Changing Trends: Stay agile by responding to evolving consumer preferences, market trends, and technological advancements.

Activity will take place between December 2023 and January 2025. 

Find out more information

Contact us

Continuing professional development team
+44 (0)1904 325145