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Tech for Growth is a fully-funded initiative which provides access to expert workshops, hands-on expert business support and skills support to help small businesses get online, enhance digital presence, or adopt new technology or digital practices to increase productivity and sales.

Tech for growth provides dedicated, targeted, tech adoption consultancy supporting organisational development solutions. You'll get:

  • Dedicated 1-2-1 specialist consultancy support.
  • Access to a suite of workshops and useful resources.
  • Support to identify current and future skills needs

Support through Tech for Growth will enable businesses to put in place new systems to improve processes, productivity and competitiveness along with approaches to entering new markets, attracting new customers, increasing sales, supporting growth in turnover and employment.

Delivered in partnership with TechSPARK and Business West.

Check if you're eligible

  • You will need to be an SME with fewer than 250 employees*
  • You will need to be located in the West of England (Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset or South Gloucestershire)
  • You will need to employ 3 fulltime members of staff
  • An ambition to grow turnover and / or staff numbers and create jobs
  • £100,000 minimum turnover

*Previous Tech for Growth programme participants are ineligible for this support.

How to apply

1. Start by completing an 'Expression of Interest' form →

If you are interested in Tech for Growth please complete the expression of interest form and one of our executives will be in touch.

2. Have a discussion with our experts →

Eligible SME's will discuss business needs, have a diagnostic discussion then will be given the appropriate support either in the form of a workshop(s), 1 to 1 consultancy and or skills support. Support will be bespoke for your company’s requirements. Support will be tailored expertise to boost your business growth.

3. Access tailored support


Find out how the adoption of technologies and apps can help to streamline your processes, increase productivity and improve your customer’s experience.

Come along to find out how to maximise the impact of your website through Search Engine optimisation. Understand the steps you need to take to optimise your website to help increase customer numbers and sales.

Join us to explore the impact and implications of AI, how AI can be implemented in your organisation to support growth and what implications this might have on the skills and expertise you require.

Learn how to get the most out of your CRM system or what to look for when considering which system you should choose along with useful strategies to plan and implement good data management.

Creating a social media strategy? want to know more about increasing customer sales through digital / social media channels? Join us to explore the fundamentals to unlock the power of a range of platforms.

How do you present your business to your clients? Are you effectively communicating your values and vision? This workshop will work through the fundamentals of brand strategy supporting you to create and strengthen your brand.

Join us at this workshop to discuss effective sales processes, understand and improve your sales management and help you develop and accelerate sales through effective sales processes.