Leeds City Region Supply Chain Programme

Providing Strategic Supply Chain Support to companies in the Manufacturing, Engineering and Supply Chain sector with grant funding available.


The Supply Chain Programme is an ERDF funded programme targeting support and advice to businesses aiming to improve their business performance and develop their current supply chain, enter a new supply chain or develop a supply chain strategy which covers the next 3 years. The programme also supports larger (non-SME) businesses which have supply chain vulnerabilities and needs and need to develop existing or new suppliers. The program then links SMEs with opportunities in larger organisations.

The team is composed of highly experienced manufacturing and business support professionals also Supply Chain specialists from the University, with grant funding of up to 50% to support specific improvement projects.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for support your business must be in the manufacturing sector or provide an associated service but can be of any size.

To be eligible for grant support, your business must be a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME – this includes micro-businesses); defined as:

  • Having fewer than 250 (full-time equivalent) employees
  • Turnover less than £45 million OR a balance sheet value less than £40 million.
  • Not being part of a larger group of companies that takes it over these thresholds.
  • Based in the Leeds City Region excluding Barnsley, i.e. have a trading address in the Leeds City Region.

How to apply

Call: 01484 505640

Email: supplychain@hud.ac.uk

Vist: www.supplychainlcr.co.uk

Twitter: @supplychainlcr