About Enterprise M3

ENTERPRISE M3 LEP drives the economic growth of the area by working with businesses, key delivery partners and central government. We translate and signpost opportunities for business and other partners including funding. We bring people, business, public and not-for-profit sectors together and share our insights and data. We do all this to make Enterprise M3 ‘the’ place to do business.



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

ATP Projects Receives EM3 Expansion Loan

A Hampshire company is set for growth with the help from a £90,000 loan from the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme. Based in Bentley, near Alton, ATP Projects provides bespoke manufacturing, branding, laser marking and technical support services, helping companies across the country to stand-out from the crowd.

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Opportunities Light up for Luminos with Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan

Basingstoke electronics firm, Luminos Lighting, is looking to capitalise on market growth in the LED lighting sector, having successfully secured a £200,000 Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan.

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Enterprise M3 Growth Fund Investment for Pioneering Gas Management Technology

A company producing tools to monitor and manage gas pressure within gas distribution networks (GDNs) is the latest to receive funding from the Enterprise M3 (EM3) Growth Fund. Utonomy has been working with two of the UKs four GDN operating companies to develop a fit for purpose “Smart Grid” solution as there is currently no effective system available on the market.

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Teaching Children Online Safety: Expansion Loan for Hampshire Software Company

A software business specialising in programmes to help schools and parents educate children about online safety is the latest company to receive funding from the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme.

Based in Rotherwick, near Hook, Gooseberry Planet has secured £150,000 from the scheme to help it penetrate this growing market. The platform uses ‘gamification’ to engage children and young people from the age of four upwards in a series of games and scenarios that will develop their awareness of potential online dangers.

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Surrey Cycling Company on the Road to Growth with Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan

A Surrey based business specialising in high end bicycles is expanding with the help of an Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan. WyndyMilla Ltd was established in 2009 by ex-elite cyclist, Henry Furniss and his wife Nasima Siddiqui, to offer custom built road bikes for the growing UK cycling market.

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Chillistick launches innovative new product after funding from Enterprise M3 LEP

Having secured  £100,000 funding as part of the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)  Expansion Loan scheme, Basingstoke based company, Chillistick, have spent the last year refining their unique FogJug, which builds on their dry ice experience to bring a long life dry ice effect product to the hospitality sector.

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