Applications are sought from decision-makers (both engineering and non-engineers) in engineering and technology SMEs with an ambitious vision to grow.

To be eligible:

  • Your company must have raised at least £500,000 equity investment (from inception) and/or have a turnover of at least £200,000 (in the previous 12 months) (excluding grants and consultancy)
  • Applications must be written and submitted by the intended recipient
  • 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 of 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 are eligible (SME as per the EU definition)
  • Each enterprise can submit a maximum of one application for the programme. One additional application will be considered in another round if it is submitted by a candidate belonging to a group that is underrepresented within UK engineering.