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Innovation In County Durham

Matching what's needed with what's possible.
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Access To Finance

Innovation needs investment and access to finance is a key part of the Business Durham service. We will help you navigate what is available whether you are looking for grants, loans, or equity.


NET Funder Searches

Find the perfect grant, loan or equity schemes for your circumstances. Funding schemes are laden with criteria. We can help you save time by filtering out schemes that are irrelevant to your business and focusing
on those that can really help.

NETPark Investor Panel

Our NETPark Investment Panel is made up of seven experienced investors from industry. The panel meet quarterly, and are the best people we can find to help our companies looking for angel or venture capital investment.
They will provide advice and maybe able to invest in your business (and if they can’t, they will definitely know someone who can). These spaces fill up quickly, so don’t hesitate to book your place.


Finance advice for Business

Advice on R&D Tax Credits, other tax reliefs and best practice accountancy advice is also available.

Whether it’s innovation grants, debt, equity or asset-backed finance, we can help you find it. Contact us now.

Find Out More

Contact Us Today

  • Jenny Kwok

    Jenny Kwok

    Innovation Development Manager
    Call 03000 265505

Did You Know

  • Companies developing products from physics-based science employ over 43,000 people in the North East
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Innovation News

Sedgefield-based Centre for Process Innovation supports tyre performance work

A TECHNOLOGY organisation is working on next generation equipment designed to improve vehicles’ tyre performance. Show Details
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Innovation Case Studies

Bioforce North East

Bioforce North East, a wood fuel business in the east of County Durham with Show Details
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Useful Events

FinanceCamp North East 2017

FinanceCamp makes it easier and speedier for businesses to get hold of the money Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.