How we can help

Business Durham has the knowledge, experience and programmes to guide businesses of any shape, size and age.  We have accesses to funding, to premises and a large network of partners that can add to our offer. We will tailor our package of support to enable you to get the right guidance and practical help for your business to thrive in County Durham.

 

Driving Innovation

Innovative companies tend to survive longer and grow quicker. By helping innovative businesses flourish, we help create more high value jobs, facilitate the development of new technologies to ultimately help improve lives.

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Inspiring others

Our comprehensive support helps entrepreneurs navigate the often complex business landscape. We encourage more businesses to start up and grow while bringing together a network of partners, contacts and support to help ideas become reality.

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Finance & Investment

We provide access to finance. For example, the £20m Finance Durham fund invested £750,000 into County Durham's largest independent engineering firm Dyer Engineering.

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Information & Support

A dedicated and experienced team provide bespoke and impartial support that creates the right environment for sustainable business growth.

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Support Programmes

Plastech area a real success story from Durham City Incubator. Since taking part they have taken on more staff and moved into new premises at Business Durham’s Fishburn Industrial Estate. Plastech’s recycling process diverts post-consumer waste plastic from landfill into a sustainable aggregate for concrete manufactures.

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