Growth Driver Programme


Support to assist local businesses understand and utilise innovation to help their growth via new products, services, technologies or processes.

Eligibility criteria: 

Support is availabe to:

  • Small and medium sized businesses (up to 49 employees) in high growth sectors (especially ICT, Software & Digi-Tech, Internet of Things, Engineering, Electronics, Advanced manufacturing, Health & Life sciences) and located in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon area.
  • Businesses that are not active Invest NI client companies.

Business owners should be keen to grow their business and employ more staff as a result of utilising innovation to find new customers or suppliers for products, services, technologies or systems.

Additional information: 

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council will carry out an Innovation Readiness baseline study so that they can assign the most appropriate mentor for your business.

The mentor will work with you to help the implementation of innovation and produce tangible results like new sales opportunities.

Support organisation: 
Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council
Paul Kavanagh
0300 0300 900