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Invest ESSEX is an investment promotion agency (IPA) and business support provider, promoting the opportunity of Essex as a prime UK business location to international and UK companies.  Invest ESSEX guides and supports businesses through every stage of business relocation, expansion or scale-up.

The Invest ESSEX team have worked in key industry sectors and includes some of the most experienced practitioners in their fields; all of whom bring significant networks of contacts.  The team are unrivalled facilitators and connectors and are easily able to access influencers and decision makers for their clients.

Invest ESSEX also provides a full impartial assessment of finance needs by their SME funding specialists helping review all options to find tailor-made solutions for businesses.  Invest ESSEX offers business funding to support businesses in Essex, with access to specialist advice and up to 12 hours of fully funded consultancy.  The dedicated ‘aftercare’ service also continues to support growing businesses.

As well as supporting SMEs, Invest ESSEX works with leading international companies serving industry sectors especially in Financial & Professional Services, Multi-modal Logistics, Manufacturing & Technology, Life Sciences & Healthtech, Energy and Construction.

Through a unique combination of location benefits, Essex offers an unrivalled opportunity for businesses seeking growth in the UK, European and global markets.  Essex delivers unbeaten connectivity and combines value-adding benefits with significant cost advantages versus London, Cambridge, the UK’s major cities and other international and European competitor locations.

Invest ESSEX is a specialist business support agency, helping companies to relocate or expand in Essex.  It is delivered by the Let’s Do Business Group and is jointly funded by Essex County Council (ECC) and the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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