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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.

 

Finance Durham

The Finance Durham Fund, managed by Maven Capital Partners, has been set up by Business Durham, part of Durham County Council. The Fund can support eligible businesses of all sizes and all stages with investments up to £700,000. To be eligible for funding businesses must be located in, or looking to relocate to, County Durham.
To enquire or apply for funding please visit

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Contact Us Today

  • Jenny Kwok

    Jenny Kwok

    Innovation Development Manager
    Call 03000 265505

Did You Know

  • Kromek, a company at NETPark, started with 2 employees, now employs 60, is a plc and is building the largest radiation sensor network in the United States
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Innovation News

Venturefest organisers predict busiest event yet

HUNDREDS of visitors will descend upon an innovation conference aimed at helping firms increase their market presence. Show Details
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Innovation Case Studies

Filtronic

A WORLD leader in wireless communications systems secured 85 jobs for the region when Show Details
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Useful Events

Discover the Possibilities Conference

This year's conference focuses on highlighting the business opportunities that exist for developing data-led Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.