Grow Tees Valley’s ‘Growth Spark Voucher’

Mar 5, 2021

Grow Tees Valley’s ‘Growth Spark Voucher’ is designed to help Tees Valley SMEs develop or improve their products and services.

Grants of up to £10k are available (for a project valued at £20k), and the grant can be used towards consultancy, capital and consumable costs to deliver growth plans.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • New product development in sectors such as: Engineering, Food and drink, Chemicals, Environmental, Energy, Construction
  • E-commerce trading platforms
  • New online service delivery portals
  • Software development

Eligibility: Companies must be SMEs in the Tees Valley who have been trading for at least two years and are in a strong position to grow.

Grow Tees Valley is a part-funded service available to growth-oriented Tees Valley businesses employing fewer than 250 staff with an annual turnover no greater than €50m per annum.

To find out more and for an informal chat, please contact

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Food and Drink North East is a community interest company (CIC) whose aim is to build a vibrant and engaged community that champions positive trade, promotes a sustainable, circular economy and acts as a collective and inclusive voice for the region’s food and drink sector. Our overall objective is to grow the sector’s contribution to the regional economy to 10% GVA by 2025.

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