Our goal is to support the manufacturing sector, and your business, to be able to thrive, innovate and compete both locally and on a global scale. We can help you do this by increasing your productivity and creating capacity to grow your business.
So if you’re a growing small or medium-sized manufacturing business in Greater Manchester, you can access fully-funded specialist support.
What do we do?
With fully-funded support delivered by specialist manufacturing advisors, we’re here to help you grow your business.
Our advice is impartial and tailored directly to you. We’ll help to identify and understand key production issues, be they on your site or through your supply chain.
We’ll also work with you to establish and implement viable solutions, be they technical or operational.
Our support helps you to achieve operational excellence, develop existing and new supply chains, upscale production, increase capacity and identify new markets.
How it works
Expert Advice: We offer direct one-to-one support to manufacturers across Greater Manchester. Our advisors are experienced specialists, with expertise that will be matched to your needs.
Masterclasses: We run a number of masterclasses throughout the year.
Workshops: Get hands-on by attending one of our workshops built specifically for your business area.
Networking Events: Meeting people is essential to growing your business. Become part of our business community and join us at networking events across Greater Manchester.
SME in Greater Manchester
Eligibility criteria applies to some support and we can help you check. If you’re unsure whether you're eligible, please contact our enquiry team.Contact our enquiry team
Cost to your business
None - it's free to access
Manufacturing Growth Fund
We provide impartial advice to help you assess your opportunities and barriers to growth, and we offer a grant of 30% towards the cost of bringing in specialist expertise for eligible projectsVisit the Manufacturing Growth Fund website
Manufacturing Champions Network
Join our manufacturing community
The Manufacturing Champions Network has been established by business leaders to bring together Greater Manchester's leading manufacturers to share best practice, provide support and tackle shared challenges.Visit the GM Manufacturing Network website