Small and medium size food and drink businesses in Fife could now be eligible for grants up to a maximum of £5000 in an initiative funded by Fife Council Economic Development.

The money is being made available, subject to eligibility criteria, through the Fife Investment Fund.

Businesses not exceeding 50 employees can apply to access the grants, or repayable loans, to help with subjects such as property improvement, purchase and installation of equipment, and new  product development.

Other areas include process and productivity improvements, marketing assistance, and exhibition and trade journey attendance.

The list of eligible sectors is:

• Food, drink and agribusiness
• Electronics, IT and software
• Engineering (incl. Links to key markets such as energy, renewables, oil
and gas; marine technology, precision engineering & medical devices)
• Financial Services
• Other business services
• Tourism and Specialist Traders
• Creative Industries (incl. Games and software)
• Bio-technology
• Construction
• Environmental industries

Anyone interested in finding out more can contact success@bgfife.co.uk – Tel 01592 858333   

 

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