Ekosgen-led assignment to develop ambitious plans for the D2N2 LEP.
A European Strategic Investment Framework and Strategic Economic Plan for D2N2 LEP in association with ekosgen who acted as lead contractor. The ESIF sets out D2N2’s ambitions for the 2014-2020 European Programme and how the LEP proposes to use its £214m notional allocation of EU funds to achieve these ambitions. The Growth Plan sets out to support the creation of 55,000 additional private sector jobs in D2N2 by 2023, through a range of measures to increase business competitiveness and raise employment levels. D2N2 secured a £554m local growth investment package.
“This D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan is distinctive, supporting not only iconic D2N2 businesses, like Rolls Royce, Alliance Boots, Toyota, Speedo, British Sugar, Thorntons, Capital One and Bombardier, to compete but also the area SMEs and start-ups to grow faster, access finance, innovate and export.”