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Innovation Investment Loan Fund 

The latest call for expressions of interest (pre-applications) for the Innovation Investment Loan Fund (i3) closed on 14 December 2017.   

There will be further calls for pre-applications in 2018 subject to the level of available funds, so if this is of interest do register your interest via the link below to be kept informed of future funding rounds.

The scheme primarily offers 0% loans between £100,000 and £500,000 to small and medium sized businesses with the potential for high growth, ability to create new jobs and demonstrate innovation within their sector/business. 

Businesses from the Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Sevenoaks, Shepway, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells local authority areas are invited to apply.   

Loans can be used to develop new or expand existing innovative products, services or processes, will lead to new jobs, deliver innovation and business growth. 

The Pre-Application form and guidance can be found using the following link: or you can download the guidance document here.