PACE supports SMEs in Leicester and Leicestershire and is for those companies looking to increase their capabilities, productivity and competitiveness and take calculated risks in implementing new products, processes and service improvements.
Support for start-up companies and Small, Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) new to the space sector. The companies supported will become part of our Space Cluster
SME support - Main Points to Note
Support may include one of more of the following:
- Business Review and mentoring - including signposting and introductions to appropriate sources of support and expertise
- 6 months' funded membership of UKspace SME Forum - UKspace is a trade association. The UKspace SME Forum is
focused on the needs of SMEs and provides a low-cost route to a range of
expertise and resource for a vital part of the space industrial community
- Up to 12 months' funded membership of LATi - LATi is a local networking group for scientific and high-technology
businesses. Members include major multi-national companies, small to medium
sized enterprises, university departments, business support organisations and
- Space in the ATIC - Accommodation and Virtual Tenancy - The Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) offers business
accommodation and a supportive environment for knowledge-based businesses
Catalysing Growth supports businesses based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire working in the transport equipment manufacturing sectors and their supply chains. It aimed at those companies looking to improve existing products or develop new products, processes and services through research and development activities.