A Regional Growth Fund programme to provide funding to businesses in the Humber region and to inward investors to support business growth and diversification which results in new job creation.
The programme was split into two strands as follows:
|Strand 1: South Humber Bank Renewables Programme||Strand 2: Business Expansion Programme|
|Priority sectors||Renewable energy||Chemicals
Ports and logistics
Digital and creative
Wage subsidy and training
Strand 1 supported the growth of the offshore wind and renewable energy supply chain on the South Bank, mirroring the existing North Bank programme, through development of key infrastructure, grants and other support for businesses, and improving local skills
Strand 2 supported growth in other Humber priority sectors, through the management of an investment grants fund to enable business growth and investment, R&D and wage subsidies and training.
A list of projects approved under this programme can be found below
Growing the Humber was extended in 2015 following the securing of £4m Local Growth Fund. Further information can be found here
June 30, 2015
North East Lincolnshire Council
Business case approved