EM3 European Regional Development Fund Partnership Workshop

The Red Lion Hotel, Red Lion Lane, Basingstoke, RG21 7LX - Basingstoke,


Enterprise M3 LEP have £15.7m European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding available for organisations to bid to offer projects to support Low Carbon and Energy Efficiencies, SME Growth and competitiveness, Digital Growth, Research & Development and Commercialisation activities.

Come and join the Enterprise M3 LEP ERDF Partnership Workshop aimed at applicants who would like to finalise their outline applications,  share their project ideas and network over lunch with potential partners from the Enterprise M3 LEP geographical area.

ERDF technical assistance will be available during the workshop to support partners to finalise their outline applications.

The open calls include:

The Low Carbon specification worth £2.7M grant in support for projects to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, smart energy management or promoting research and innovation in and adoption of low carbon technologies.

The SME Growth specification worth £6.8M grant will be seeking a collaborative partnership approach for the area to support entrepreneurship/start-ups (Lot 1) and scale-up businesses (Lot 2).

The Digital Growth specification worth £1.5M grant is seeking proposals for the development and delivery of a scheme to stimulate uptake of superfast broadband by SMEs and/or support SMEs across key sectors to more effectively use digital technologies to maximise their competitiveness and resilience.

The Research & Development and Commercialisation Activities specification worth £4.7M ERDF is seeking projects to look for ways to move SMEs from ‘potential’ to ‘actual’ innovators, encouraging adoption by existing SMEs while also attracting, growing, or creating new companies hungry for innovation.

The full specifications were published on 28 June 2019.  The deadline for submitting outline applications is 30 September 2019. 

Cost: Free – lunch and refreshments included

Please advise us of any food allergies, intolerances or dietary requirements prior to the event.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Red Lion Hotel is about a 10 min walk from Basingstoke Railway Station. Pay and display car parks are available in the centre of Basingstoke.

Please note this event is aimed at organisations that are looking to project manage and deliver ERDF projects in the Enterprise M3 LEP geography. If you are looking to be a beneficiary of an ERDF project, please contact for further information.

To register:


10:00am - 2:00pm
The Red Lion Hotel
Red Lion Lane,
RG21 7LX
United Kingdom