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Grant funding is available now via the new Internationalisation Fund for eligible businesses in Coast to Capital.

Dates for information events and registration links are:


Tuesday 29 June 10:00am – 12:30pm

Thursday 1 July 10:00am – 12:30pm

Tuesday 6 July 10:00am – 12:30pm

Thursday 8 July 10:00am – 12:30pm




The Department for International Trade has launched its new Internationalisation Fund for eligible businesses.


Match-funded grants of between £1,000 and £9,000 will be available to support companies international trade ambitions (subject to eligibility and availability).


To secure a grant, you will need to fund a proportion of the costs yourself. This varies according to where your business is based and will be either 40% or 50% of the total cost.


The fund can be used to support areas including (but not exclusively limited to):

  • Market research
  • IP advice
  • Translation services
  • International social media/SEO
  • Trade fairs (where no TAP funding is available)
  • Independent market visits
  • Consultancy and other international commercial services

Is your business eligible?

  • The company must be based in England
  • The company must be a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) with up to 250 employees
  • No more than 25% of the business is owned by an enterprise which is not a SME
  • Annual turnover does not exceed €50 million or annual balance sheet does not exceed €43 million

How can SMEs apply?

SMEs should initially contact your local trade advisor who can advise on the eligibility of your project and how to apply, find your local office here: Find your local trade office -


Alternatively contact the Growth Hub and we will put you in touch with your local International Trade Advisor.

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