The Coast to Capital Growth Hub is a government fully funded service supporting businesses in the Health and Life Science sector in the Coast to Capital area. The team of Growth Relationship Managers work with the businesses, assess their needs and introduce solutions.


Sector Information


The Med Tech sector is particularly strong in Crawley, Reigate and Banstead, Horsham, Arun, Adur, Chichester, Mole Valley, Worthing. The sub-sector employs 3,000 people in the area, accounting for 7% of national employment in the sub-sector. Key employers include the world leading Elekta, Varian Medical Systems and Philips.


The Health and Life Science sector includes Pharmaceutical businesses that are centred in the Worthing, Crawley and Mid Sussex areas. Key organisations include GSK, Novo Nordisk and CSL Behring. The sub-sector employs 1,500 people in the area, accounting for 5% of national employment in the sub-sector.



Support Available


The geographic areas that the Coast to Capital Growth Hub covers:


Not in the Coast to Capital Growth Hub area? Find your local growth Hub here.



The Growth Relationship Managers


The Growth Relationship Managers provide you with long term free and impartial support. As part of their support they can undertake analysis to diagnose key areas of business improvement, helping you to unlock potential in your business operations.



Growth Champions


The Growth Champions are a network of consultants, all experts in their respected fields. The network can provide specialist support for businesses to unlock further growth. Coast to Capital are able to fully fund a day of specialist support from this Network.



GROWTHmapper Diagnostics & DNAsix


The Growth Relationship Managers can provide comprehensive business diagnostics through GROWTHmapper which includes a set of assessment questions designed to underpin coaching and advice, as well as a digital coaching programme ‘DNAsix’ that can help your business survive, compete and ultimately thrive in today’s digital marketplace.



Investment in the Coast to Capital area


The Growth Hub supports investment enquiries and opportunities in partnership with the Department for International Trade and local partners. The team help identify solutions and support for existing and potential investors including those from overseas.



Contact the Growth Hub


The Growth Hub website is regularly maintained with links to partner support and government information. Keep up to date with the latest news, information and events on Twitter and subscribe to the newsletter. To speak to a Growth Relationship Manager, complete the Request Form online.

The team are here to help. Please use the contact form, leave a voicemail message on 01293 305965 or send an email to with your name, contact details, postcode and support request.

Ryan Davies

Growth Hub Team Leader

Karen Tyrrell

Growth Relationship Associate

Taygan Paxton

Growth Coordinator

Tom Hughes

Peer to Peer - Admin

Andrew Kerry-Bedell

Interim Growth Relationship Manager

Richard Butcher

Interim Growth Relationship Manager

Malcolm Brabon

SME Manager

The Growth Hub has various funded business support initiatives, such as offering a full day of specialist consultancy who can deliver solution based advice to break a barrier to growth.


The Department of International Trade offers Sector specific trade advice, get in touch today to talk to a specialist.


Additionally, over the years the Growth Hub has developed a diverse network of specialists in both the public and private sector who we refer businesses to.

Coast to Capital

This site is operated by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership. © Coast to Capital LEP 2013-21.

Information is provided on this website in good faith. However neither Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership nor any associated organisation or individual provide any warranty or accept any liability for information provided.



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