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EMIN - Helping your young business survive and thrive

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EMIN - Helping your young business survive and thrive

  1. 1. EMIN Russell Copley Chief Executive East Midlands Incubation Network Helping your young business survive and thrive
  2. 2. WHO ARE EMIN? <ul><li>Network of 31 business incubators across East Midlands </li></ul><ul><li>6 Full Members (inc University of Leicester) </li></ul><ul><li>21 Associate Members </li></ul><ul><li>Managed from a core office in Derby </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT WE DO <ul><li>Provide support for new/young businesses in incubator units and on placements through Enterprise Inc </li></ul><ul><li>Offer basic virtual support for other young businesses in the region </li></ul><ul><li>Link business need to provision of support </li></ul><ul><li>Support “community” development (B2B) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and share best practice in business support, including training for </li></ul><ul><li>Incubation professionals </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT WE DON’T DO <ul><li>Give out grants </li></ul><ul><li>Charge businesses for our services </li></ul><ul><li>Follow fads! </li></ul>
  5. 5. EMIN MEMBERSHIP <ul><li>Free registration on website www.emincubation.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Brokered access to University research and technology transfer ACROSS region </li></ul><ul><li>Access to sector “specialists” </li></ul><ul><li>Links to partners </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise, advice and business support </li></ul>
  6. 7. FREE SERVICES <ul><li>Ask the Expert </li></ul><ul><li>Business Library - factsheets* </li></ul><ul><li>Business Opportunity Profiles * </li></ul><ul><li>Business Skills Assessor Tool * </li></ul><ul><li>Business Voucher Scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Company Media Search </li></ul><ul><li>Company Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Director Search </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Library </li></ul><ul><li>Local Area Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Mailing Lists </li></ul><ul><li>UK Market Synops </li></ul>
  7. 8. SCALE OF ACTIVITY <ul><li>>3000 registered users </li></ul><ul><li>404 businesses incubated in HE </li></ul><ul><li>£46.8 M investment capital raised </li></ul><ul><li>945 jobs created </li></ul><ul><li>5,818 businesses/entrepreneurs supported </li></ul>
  8. 9. EMIN A Network of Opportunity W: www.emincubation.co.uk T: 01332 231875 E: [email_address]

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