The Growth Hub
The Growth Hub is a partnership between GFirst LEP and the University of Gloucestershire, and is here to help your business realise its potential and grow.
The Gloucestershire Renewable Energy, Engineering and Nuclear Skills Centre (GREEN) helps prepare people for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) roles in the county.
The Great Gloucestershire High Street
GFirst LEP, leading businesses and the government joined forces to make UK high streets the most digitally engaged in the world by trialling The Great British Digital High Street in a pilot with Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud.
A40 Elmbridge Court Roundabout
Changes to this key junction will improve the flow of traffic and cut congestion.
We’re taking back the high street! Our Retail Toolkit is breathing fresh life into town centres across the country.
Cyber Security Centre
The Cyber Security Centre is instrumental in making Gloucestershire a regional force in cyber security training, employment and expertise.
Educational centres have been set up across the county to encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training, enable clear routes into industry, and keep Gloucestershire a competitive place for STEM roles.
A38 Berkeley Bridge
Due to deterioration, the Berkeley Bridge needed to be maintained and replaced. With funding from GFirst LEP, the bridge was replaced to ensure a reduction in congestion.
Infrastructure improvements to Gloucestershire Airport will bring further investment into the county.
Farm491 is a modern, cutting-edge enterprise hub located at the Royal Agricultural University.
Gloucester Central Transport Hub
The Gloucester Central Transport Hub will be a state-of-the-art bus station, located in Kings Quarter.
18 October 2017
GFirst LEP collaborate with Cybersecurity company PixelPin
GFirst LEP has collaborated with Cybersecurity company, PixelPin, to provide secure access to the Growth Hub’s online business support services.
4 October 2017
GFirst LEP Annual Review 2017
We’d like to say a big thank you to those that our attended our sixth Annual Review event at Rush Skate Park, in Brimscombe, Stroud.
21 September 2017
Get to Know GFirst LEP
Discover how GFirst LEP is transforming Gloucestershire's economy.
16 September 2017
High Impact Export Support for High Growth SMES
Gloucestershire is home to major exporters such as Prima Dental and Renishaw, however as identified in the Gloucestershire Local Enterprise Partnership Structural and Investment Funds Strategy, there is evidence that productivity has slowed.
10 September 2017
New Call ERDF
The following European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) call is now open for partners to begin the application process. This call invites proposals that support inward (foreign direct) investment into the Gloucestershire Local Enterprise Partnership area. The budget for this call is £500K. The closing date for submissions is 10th November 2017.
29 August 2017
Private Sector & Voluntary/Community Sector Board Member
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