Events & News News All News Department for International Trade Did you know that Lincolnshire based businesses are eligible for match-funding as part of the ERDF funded Internationalising SMEs programme? If you want to start exporting or develop your international business you can apply for grants through the programme for a range of projects. The grants are offered at a 50% intervention, with a minimum grant of £1,000 against a £2,000 project spend. What can the funding be used for? • Flights and accommodation to agreed target markets • Overseas trade events entry and exhibition costs • Design and production of international marketing material • Internationalisation of website including translations • International market research and consultancy services Is your business eligible? • The company must be located in Greater Lincolnshire • Be a small or medium enterprise (SME) • No more than 25% of the business may be owned by an enterprise which is not an SME • Annual turnover may not exceed €50m or annual balance sheet may not exceed €43m • Must create at least one full time job role as a result of this support Further Information: To find out how to apply and for help and advice on all matters relating to export, please contact us on 0345 052 4001 or [email protected] .