The Midlands Engine?Investment Fund (MEIF),?supported by the European Regional Development Fund, provides commercially focussed finance through Small Business Loans, Debt Finance, Proof of concept and Equity Finance funds.
The Midlands Engine Investment Fund aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands and to realise the region’s potential to achieve economic growth through enterprise.
MEIF is a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South East Midlands.
MEIF provides over ￡250m of investment to boost small and medium business (SME) growth in the Midlands.
If your business is located in the Midlands and you are looking to scale up, select one of the funding options below to see how we can help.
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Select one of the funding options below to see how MEIF can help
Proof of Concept
Up to ￡750,000
￡50k – ￡2m
￡100k – ￡1.5m
Small Business Loans
￡25k – ￡150k
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We are a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South Midlands.
Combining funding from LEPs, the European Regional Development Fund, and the European Investment Bank, together we provide business support and over ￡250m of investment to boost small business growth in the Midlands.
Meet some of the businesses who have found the right finance through our programmes and partners
We combine funding from a range of European and domestic sources, including ten LEPs that have pooled their resources to meet the financial needs of smaller businesses.
This guide outlines the sources of available finance for businesses ranging from start-ups to larger SMEs. It includes advice on how to make financial decisions and plan for expansion, with information drawn from British Business Bank advisors, the ICAEW and 21 major professional, membership and representative organisations.