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Case Studies

Stopford accelerates global outreach

Fund: Energy Environmental

Industry leading engineering & environment consultancy experts Stopford Projects Ltd, has strategically invested in people to fuel growth in a global portfolio of projects, with activities spanning Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia Pacific...   Read more...

 

At the forefront of innovation in 3D printing

Fund: Venture Capital

Burnley-based, FDM Digital Solutions is pioneering the use of 3D printing for manufacturing in aerospace, engineering, automotive and other sectors, as well as made-to-measure insoles for the NHS...   Read more...

 

Strong growth for University spin-out Fusion Implants

Fund: Venture Capital

Fusion Implants, a spin-out from the University of Liverpool, has developed a surgical implant to cure lameness and restore mobility in dogs...   Read more...

 

Perfectus Biomed increases jobs in the North West

Fund: Biomedical

Daresbury-based Perfectus Biomed has vowed to boost the North West jobs pool, with 25 roles on offer over the next three years following investment from The North West Fund...   Read more...

 

TCC expands team and moves to new state-of-the-art contact centre following funding

Fund: Loans Plus

One of the Wirral's largest employers, The Contact Company (TCC), has used a multi-million pound package of public and private funding from The North West Fund for Loans Plus, Barclays, profit re-investment and the Regional Growth Fund to construct its new state-of-the-art contact centre on the Wirral.   Read more...

 

It’s child’s play for Connect as it launches new products

Fund: Venture Capital

Established childcare systems developer Connect Technology is experiencing rapid growth following an investment from The North West Fund for Digital and Creative...   Read more...

 

Soaring global demand for ChargePoint valves

Fund: Mezzanine

ChargePoint Technology, a Liverpool-based specialist manufacturer for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech sectors has moved to a new multi-million pound production facility amid soaring global demand for its products...   Read more...

 

Award winning Formisimo launches new product and expands team following investment

Fund: Digital Creative

Online analytics company, Formisimo, is going from strength-to-strength...   Read more...

 

Diagnostic Healthcare enjoys 400 per cent growth

Fund: Biomedical

Altrincham-based medical service provider Diagnostic Healthcare has quadrupled turnover since being backed by The North West Fund in 2013...   Read more...

 

Document Direct on track for growth following investment

Fund: Venture Capital

The UK’s premier outsourced typing and document production service is targeting further expansion into the legal and medical sectors following investment from The North West Fund for Venture Capital...   Read more...

 

Beatroot drives the development of its platform with investment from The North West Fund

Fund: Digital Creative

Music intelligence platform Beatroot is using a £250,000 venture capital investment from The North West Fund for Digital & Creative to drive the development of its unique platform, as well as a targeted B2B marketing campaign, as it rolls out its services across the music industry...   Read more...

 

Jones AV set for International Expansion

Fund: Loans Plus

The firm is looking to double turnover thanks to investment from The North West Fund...   Read more...

 

Sentric Music

Fund: Digital Creative

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ChargePoint Video

Fund: Mezzanine

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Company behind ‘MANFLU’ products meets expansion milestone

Fund: Venture Capital

The company behind the successful MANFLU product range has marked a new milestone in its development...   Read more...

 

Merseyside wholesaler builds stock levels and recruits new staff to meet increased demand

Fund: Loans Plus

A Southport wholesaler which sells seasonal goods was able to stock up in time for Christmas thanks to a £250,000 loan from The North West Fund for Loans Plus...   Read more...

 

£120,000 investment leads infection control product to success

Fund: Biomedical

Liverpool-based company ASep Healthcare is going from strength to strength after receiving a £120,000 equity investment from The North West Fund for Biomedical...   Read more...

 

ProKyma partners with the University of Liverpool to develop pioneering cancer test

Fund: Biomedical

ProKyma Technologies Ltd, which received investment from The North West Fund for Biomedical last year, is working with the University of Liverpool to develop a ground-breaking new cancer test...   Read more...

 

University spin-out Relative Insight turns language into revenue

Fund: Venture Capital

Relative Insight, a spin-out from Lancaster University, has secured further funding from The North West Fund for Venture Capital to accelerate the roll-out of its language analysis software to the branding and advertising world...   Read more...

 

International success for hotel communications business

Fund: Venture Capital

Fourteen IP which provides communications solutions for hotels has increased sales by over 80% and grown its international client base, following a £500,000 investment from The North West Fund for Venture Capital...   Read more...

 

Time to grow for software developer with £500,000 loan

Fund: Loans Plus

Manchester-based legal software company Rekoop is looking to expand with the backing of a £500,000 loan from The North West Fund for Loans Plus...   Read more...

 

Surgical glove pioneer begins exporting with helping hand from UKTI and The North West Fund

Fund: Venture Capital

Leanvation, which has developed an innovative range of surgical gloves, is exploring new export markets since securing investment from The North West Fund for Venture Capital...   Read more...

 

Rowan Group steps up growth plans with investment

Fund: Venture Capital

Manchester-based senior executive recruitment firm, Rowan Group has achieved significant growth since receiving funding from The North West Fund for Venture Capital...   Read more...

 

Customs Authority chooses Loksys Solutions to help track transit cargo

Fund: Venture Capital

One of the world's leading trade inspection, security and certification companies, Cotecna del Ecuador, has adopted the Manchester-based Loksys Solutions Trakalok device to monitor movement of freight containers between Ecuadorian ports, warehouses and Free Zones...   Read more...

 

Fatsoma accelerates international sales after receiving funding

Fund: Digital Creative

Innovative online ticketing platform Fatsoma, is accelerating its international sales after having received investment from The North West Fund for Digital & Creative...   Read more...

 

Acoustic Sensing trials SewerBatt in Australia

Fund: Energy Environmental

Daresbury-based, Acoustic Sensing Technology (UK) Ltd has undertaken Australian trials of its innovative product, 'SewerBatt', a low cost acoustic technology product which assesses the condition of sewer pipes...   Read more...

 

NanoFlex selected to work with University on environmental project

Fund: Venture Capital

Cheshire-based manufacturer NanoFlex, which provides high performance electrodes for electrochemical research, has teamed up with Lancaster University to undertake a project through the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation...   Read more...

 

Outstandingly Green Innovation and Technology ensures Awards Success for Ultromex

Fund: Energy Environmental

Following £550,000 in funding secured from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental, precious metal recycling specialist Ultromex has been attracting deserved attention for its innovative, low-carbon technologies...   Read more...

 

MHA Lighting on track to double turnover with investment

Fund: Energy Environmental

Greater Manchester-based LED lighting manufacturer MHA Lighting aims to double turnover by the end of the year following a £750,000 investment from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental...   Read more...

 

Hughes Safety Showers finds success in exporting

Fund: Loans Plus

Stockport-based Hughes Safety Showers, part of the Hughes Group PLC, has increased sales 15 per cent in 2012 and created new jobs in the past 12 months following funding from The North West Fund for Loans Plus...   Read more...

 

Sentric Music goes international with investment from The North West Fund for Digital & Creative

Fund: Digital Creative

Music publisher Sentric Music has tapped into international markets following investment from The North West Fund for Digital & Creative...   Read more...

 

Zilico develops system for ‘real time’ cervical cancer screening results

Fund: Biomedical

Manchester-based Zilico Ltd has developed a new system to provide 'real time' results for women within the cervical cancer programme after receiving funding from The North West Fund for Biomedical...   Read more...

 

PlaceFirst achieves rapid growth following The North West Fund investment

Fund: Energy Environmental

PlaceFirst, the innovative energy and regeneration business, has achieved significant growth in turnover with the support of equity investment and loan facilities from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental...   Read more...

 

Med ePad

Fund: Biomedical

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ACAL Energy

Fund: Energy Environmental

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