Supply chain funding success

  • Funding will help build capacity for the onshore and offshore supply chain

Norfolk County Council, Norfolk Chambers and Vattenfall have been successful in securing funding from New Anglia LEP’s first ever revenue fund.

£22,000 has been secured to deliver a project (overall value £59,000) to build supply chain capacity in the onshore and offshore industries for the energy sector, by seeking to alert SMEs to supply chain opportunities and get ready for them to potentially bid for these. The aim will be to support the creation 15 full time high value jobs, 47 learners and 40 apprenticeships.

Commenting on the funding award, Nova Fairbank, Head of policy for Norfolk Chambers of Commerce said: “We are delighted to be awarded the funding to start building capacity into the Norfolk supply chain.  By working in partnership with Norfolk County Council and Vattenfall, we hope to engage with a wider range of SMEs. In understanding where the barriers and gaps are in their capability to be part of the supply chain, we can work with them to improve skills and  raise their aspirations.”

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