The Productivity Programme for Greater Lincolnshire is funded through the European Regional Development Fund
To fit with their eligibility criteria a business must be:
Based within Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire or North East Lincolnshire
An SME; employing fewer than 250 people and have an annual turnover not exceeding €50m
In receipt of less than €200k of De Minimis state aid in the past 3 years.
A business must not be based in the following sectors:
Fishery and aquaculture sectors supported by the European Fisheries Fund
Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, supported by EAFRD
Coal, steel and shipbuilding sectors
The synthetic fibres sector
Generalised (school age) education
Banking and insurance companies
Retail business or retail service business such as restaurants, hairdressers etc.
The programme cannot support replacement/upgrade of existing like for like machinery or any activity/purchase which is considered as an every day business activity.