Browse through our showcase of Success Stories to see how Enterprise M3 has benefited the area and businesses.

European Social Fund - Successful people

A critical element to supporting successful ventures is a skilled and talented workforce, and creating a fully engaged society.  We have the following four projects currently running in the Enterprise M3 area:



To support 750 individuals in the current workforce to upskill and progress in their employment, help businesses identify their strategic training needs and support 100 individuals at risk of redundancy.

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European Regional Development Fund - Successful Ventures

To stimulate small and medium enterprises to grow and become successful ventures underpinned by investment to enhance innovation and develop the low carbon economy. We have the following four projects currently running in the Enterprise M3 area:



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Facilitating Connectivity - digital revolution in transport

We brought together industry experts, more than 100 business and public sector leaders to discuss mobility and connectivity in the Enterprise M3 area and to consider the future. Our ‘Facilitating Connectivity’ conference explored smart mobility programmes that place the UK among the top four countries globally for implementing smart cities. We highlighted the digital revolution in transport and considered the potential for connected and autonomous vehicles.


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Low Carbon in Enterprise M3 - clean growth, healthy economy

Transforming the way we produce and consume energy locally is vital for the sustainability of our future. We need to take responsibility for caring for our environment and planet so our people and businesses can thrive and flourish in the future.


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The Funding Escalator - businesses rising to the top

Businesses wanting to get ahead of the game don’t take the stairs but use the Enterprise M3’s Funding Escalator. Operational since July 2014, the Funding Escalator provides a loan and equity fund for earlier stage SMEs with high growth potential. Businesses supported by the fund are the future growth machines of the local economy driving business investment, innovative practices and high value job creation.


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Influencing Transport - speaking up for strategic transport

We need economic growth, in particular for the Enterprise M3 area, to remain central to strategic transport infrastructure plans and investment of our partners.


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