Accelerate

It’s exciting when your business grows quickly. It’s dynamic but it’s also very challenging. Scaling up a business requires considerable skill and judgement. And it’s not achieved alone. This section provides instant access to the resources and support services that are available. Because if there’s one thing we know you are short of – that’s time.

International growth

Exporting is GREAT

Exporting can bring long-term growth for your business. Find opportunities, events and practical help on this site.

Innovation

Catapult Centres

Successful commercialisation of innovation underpins high growth. The Catapult Centres help businesses adopt, develop and exploit innovative products and technologies. This is where your R&D can hit the road.

Innovation networks

Join _connect

A high-growth business needs to connect to academia and other partners to get the latest knowledge and expertise on innovation. Join Innovate UK's virtual network platform on _connect.

Talent and skills

Creating an apprenticeship programme

To maintain strong growth, a business needs to build its talent pipeline. That means developing an apprenticeship or traineeship programme. Here's advice and assistance on how to design and start one.

Digital skills

Tech City UK Programmes

For digital businesses, there's a range of services designed to drive growth - from online courses to competitions and clusters. Some of Britain's most successful digital companies have already participated.

Finance

Financing and planning business growth

Few fast-growth businesses will be able to scale successfully purely from their own earnings. The British Business Bank and the Business Growth Fund are two institutions that are helping high-growth companies.

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