High Performance Technology Update
11 May 2012
Latest update on High Performance Technology (HPT) activity taking place in Northamptonshire that you may like to be part of!
INV-ENT funding – applications now open!
INV-ENT is a locally funded initiative which will enable SME (Small Medium Enterprise) within the High Performance Technology sector to grow and create jobs via a business rate rebate of up to £20,000 for reinvestment in the business (http://www.northamptonshireep.co.uk/sites/default/files/downloads/INV-ENT%202%20IAF_final.pdf). The first funding round last year resulted in 11 successful applications from local businesses receiving just over £150,000 in total, so don’t miss out!
Indianapolis business lunch – June 26th
Did you know Northamptonshire is Indianapolis’s Sister City in the UK? Indianapolis and Northamptonshire both have earned reputations as leaders in the motorsports industry. This twinning arrangement is designed to encourage Indianapolis companies to form partnerships with UK based motorsport companies including manufacturing, retail, research, race shops, promotions. NEP will be holding a business lunch with the Major of Indianapolis and local HPT companies to explore these opportunities further.
Northamptonshire Environment & Corporate Responsibility Group meeting, Kettering – Friday 13th July 2012
This group is open to all companies to learn and share best practice on environmental and CSR issues. Items on the agenda will include cutting costs with new environmental technologies and sharing information through to working with the community / reporting CR. For more information please Julia Schumacher - Julia.Schumacher@northamptonshireep.co.uk
For more information please visit www.northamptonshireep.co.uk/