CLOSED SME Support: call in the West of England (OC37R15P 0226)

Call to run a project enhancing the competitveness of small and medium sized enterprises in the West of England.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


This call is looking to enhance the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises and specifically:

  • Promoting entrepreneurship, in particular by facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas and fostering the creation of new firms, including through business incubators
  • Supporting the creation and the extension of advanced capacities for products, services and development.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership area.


Up to £1,500,000 of funding is available through this call. A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.


Outline application deadline: 29 January 2016.

Completion date

It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form. The form and guidance can be found here.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme can be found from our home page.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

If you have a question, contact

Call reference number: OC37R15P 0226

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