Innovation loans

Apply for an Innovation Investment Loan today.

The Innovation Investment Loan scheme (i3) is funded by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership, Local Growth Fund and aims to deliver £1.8m of loans to local businesses in 2017/18.

The scheme offers 0% loans between £100,000 and £500,000 to small and medium sized businesses with the potential for innovation and high growth; to develop new or expand existing products, services, or processes, where these will lead to sustainable new employment.

This scheme is open to new pre-applications from 25 August 2017 and closes at midday on 11 September 2017.