What is ELEVATE Technology?
Elevate Technology is an ERDF business support programme aimed at growing SMEs within Worcestershire, who are looking to adopt and maximise digital tools and technologies which will in turn, support the future growth of their business.
The programme is an exclusive offer and successful applicants will receive a minimum of 12 hours of high quality, specialist business support from digital technology experts.
Is ELEVATE Technology for your business?
The support is tailored to your business so whether you are at the beginning of your digital tech journey or if you have already a strategy but need support to implement it, Elevate Technology could help.
To be eligible for this programme, your business must be:
- Based in Worcestershire
- Trading at least 70% business-to-business
Ideally, the SME will have:
- Been trading for a minimum of three years
- 5+ employees
- Have ambitious growth plans that would benefit digital technology support
What ELEVATE Technology can offer
Following an initial diagnostic, successful applicants will be supported to develop their digital technology growth plans, through the identification of potential improvements to their digital strategies and models, as well as systems and security.
You will receive access to expert advisors who can support the:
- Development of a digital roadmap
- Development of a digital marketing strategy
- Implementation of Customer Relationship Management platforms
- Adoption of marketing automation technologies
- Moving to the cloud
- Understanding of business and customers data
- Enhancement websites and ecommerce platforms
- Adoption of inventory management technologies
Please see this leaflet for more information about the range of support on offer.
Upon completion of the support, there will be the opportunity to apply for a 40% match-funded grant of up to £4,000, which will support the technical and practical implementation of your relevant digital technology development project.