This is the CWL News and Funded Project News Archive. It draws an informative picture on which stories relevant to the creative industries were happening during the AHRC-funded period of Creativeworks London between 2012 and 2016.

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British Library – Innovating for Growth: Scale – ups

Innovating for Growth: Scale – ups
Are you a small business owner with big ambitions but are not sure how to take the next steps?

Apply for our three-month small business support programme to receive over £10,000 worth of specialist advice. We’ll grow with you from start-up to scale-up.

Create the best future for your business
You might be looking to grow into a new market, launch a new product or implement a new process. Not sure how? Through one-to-one sessions and workshops we’ll work together to help you fulfil your growth potential.

If you’re a successful applicant you will get tailored advice on:

– Developing a growth strategy
– Refining your business model
– Product and service innovation
– Creating a marketing strategy
– Building your brand
– Maximising your intellectual property
– Business and market intelligence

You will also get automatic membership of our ‘Growth Club’ where you will have the opportunity to network with your peers and keep in touch with your Relationship Manager.

We’ve helped other businesses like you
We’ve supported over 250 businesses in the past four years to scale-up: 70% of them have increased their turnover or taken on extra staff after just one year of completing the programme.

Important dates
Monday 25 April (9am) – application deadline for May cohort
Tuesday 3 May (10-1pm) – compulsory Introduction Workshop

Click here to find out more and how to apply.

This programme is fully-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the British Library.


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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.