Applications are sought from leaders of engineering and technology SMEs in the UK.

To be eligible:

  • Both pre- and post-revenue high growth SMEs are eligible to apply. If pre-revenue, the SME must have raised at least £500,000 investment. For post-revenue, revenues must be no less than £200,000 in the previous 12 months excluding grants and consultancy
  • Applications must be submitted by the intended recipient, i.e. leaders (Founders, MDs, or C-level executives) of engineering SMEs in the UK
  • A maximum of two people per company can benefit from the grant
  • Applicants must come from a company based in the UK and registered with Companies House. For multinational companies, the Head Office must be based in the UK
  • Applicants from any nationality are eligible as long as you have the right to work in the UK
  • Only applicants from SMEs who aren't wholly or majority owned by another company eligible (SME as per the EU definition)