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Our search continues for innovative and ambitious local businesses who can be true Pioneers in their low carbon markets. Our Business Awards will give our Pioneers a boost of recognition and support to get their new ideas off the ground and their growing businesses to the next stage.

As well as receiving expert one-to-one coaching, our top Pioneer will receive -

  • Free office space at Stockport Business & Innovation Centre for 12 months
  • A £5,000 match-funded award, to be used for prototype development in collaboration with the local University network
    • This award will help the top Pioneer to progress their innovative Low Carbon development through to prototype / commercialisation stages
    • Oxford Innovation to provide tickets to a ‘business event of their choice’ up to the value of £500
    • Additional business support from the Pioneer 10 supporting experts from local businesses and supporters of the Low Carbon Pioneer10 Stockport programme

Business Growth Pioneer


Appleyard Lees

Prize: Appleyard Lees will undertake an IP Audit for the winners of this award, reviewing the potential impact that IP rights such as patents, designs, trade marks and copyright may have on the business in question. The IP Audit will be provided as a detailed report including recommendations for next steps to improve the IP position […]

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Stockport Business & Innovation Centre

Prize: Free Office Space for a year worth up to £5,000 Profile: “Stockport Business & Innovation Centre, formerly Stockport Business Incubator, provides flexible, serviced office space, virtual offices and meeting rooms in a professional serviced environment and with a range of business support, allowing you to focus on running your business. Businesses need space. Space to […]

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Prize: Corporate-commercial law support Profile: Gorvins is full service law firm with a 150 year history. Their dedicated team is disciplined in; residential property, commercial property dispute resolutions, litigation, employment, personal injury, wills and family law. Their group of 16 partners and 100 staff are based in Stockport and are responsible for a diverse portfolio of […]

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Clarke Nicklin

Prize: Clarke Nicklin LLP is offering 12 months of free financial and consultancy business support to the winner. Profile: Clarke Nicklin are a company of Accountants and Financial advisers based in Stockport. This thriving company are able to assist any business looking for Financial, Tax or Accountancy advice in Stockport, South Manchester and the wider business […]

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