Enterprise M3 Growth Hub & Farnborough Aerospace Consortium Team Up to Boost Aerospace and Defence Industry
The Enterprise M3 Growth Hub & Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) have teamed up to offer joint support for businesses working in the aerospace and defence sector, with the two organisations working together to aid business growth.
The aerospace and defence industry is a booming sector in Surrey & Hampshire, with Farnborough and Heathrow helping to drive huge growth in businesses supporting the industry and supply chain. This growth is driving innovation, research and development in areas such as new technology and composite materials, which are being developed putting the UK in a leading global position.
FAC is the leading regional aerospace and advanced manufacturing hub covering the South and East of England. A business-winning trade association with national and international members, it is the longest established aerospace and defence trade body in the UK, providing support to some 300 companies located in southern England the heart of the UK's aerospace industry.
The Enterprise M3 Growth Hub are a Government funded business support organisation which has been created to support businesses and drive the economy of the area forward. Their support covers businesses around the corridor of the M3 motorway and offers up to two days' free business consultancy from a team of experts. One of the five key focus sectors for the support offered by the Growth Hub is the aerospace and defence sector, which has been driven by a Government recognition of the opportunities in their area.
The Growth Hub's aerospace and defence experts are on hand to deliver bespoke advice and develop strategies for growth and expansion, whilst now utilising the FACs wealth of specific aerospace and defence resources and contacts to further support the businesses involved in the programme, giving highly insightful specialist and industry specific advice.
The partnership offers businesses in this field unrivalled support from experienced advisors and consultants, with a wealth of contacts and support at every stage, to help boost the aerospace and defence industry across the region.