A not for profit company with 200 staff and a turnover of £14million, we aim to make this area the best place to live, learn and work. 21,000 businesses trust us to help them start and grow as well as lobby government on their behalf. Over the past two years, we have helped to create 4,400 jobs in our region, supported more than 1,400 businesses to start and scale-up, assisted over 2,000 companies with their plans to export as well as hundreds more to seize the opportunities that innovation offers.
Innovation at Business West
Working with Innovate UK and the European Commission we deliver a range of programmes to support innovative businesses. We help find grants and finance for RD&I; we search for UK and international partners for technical collaboration and identify global opportunities for the commercial exploitation of technology. Our team of experts helps build real innovation capability within businesses to truly help them innovate and turn their ideas into commercial reality.