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Innovation In County Durham

Matching what's needed with what's possible.
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Access To Finance

Innovation needs investment and access to finance is a key part of the Business Durham service. We will help you navigate what is available whether you are looking for grants, loans, or equity.


NET Funder Searches

Find the perfect grant, loan or equity schemes for your circumstances. Funding schemes are laden with criteria. We can help you save time by filtering out schemes that are irrelevant to your business and focusing
on those that can really help.

NETPark Investor Panel

Our NETPark Investment Panel is made up of seven experienced investors from industry. The panel meet quarterly, and are the best people we can find to help our companies looking for angel or venture capital investment.
They will provide advice and maybe able to invest in your business (and if they can’t, they will definitely know someone who can). These spaces fill up quickly, so don’t hesitate to book your place.


Finance advice for Business

Advice on R&D Tax Credits, other tax reliefs and best practice accountancy advice is also available.

Whether it’s innovation grants, debt, equity or asset-backed finance, we can help you find it. Contact us now.

Find Out More

Contact Us Today

  • Jenny Kwok

    Jenny Kwok

    Innovation Development Manager
    Call 03000 265505

Did You Know

  • Durham University's Centre for Advanced Instrumentation at NETPark built instruments for the South African Large Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope, both of which "starred" in BBC's Stargazing Live
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Innovation News

NETPark technology firm hails "tremendous progress" as revenues increase

A COUNTY Durham technology firm is pushing on to widen its customer base and Show Details
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Innovation Case Studies

Bioforce North East

Bioforce North East, a wood fuel business in the east of County Durham with Show Details
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Useful Events

SME Roadshow: North East

Supporting composites industry growth in the UK the next SME Roadshow of 2017, in Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.