The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund, provides commercially focussed finance through Small Business Loans, Debt Finance, Proof of concept and Equity Finance funds for smaller businesses in the midlands.
MEIF is a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South East Midlands.
Tens of thousands of smaller businesses have received funding through the investment fund, with the support of British Business Bank’s programmes.
You can find out more about the Midlands Engine Investment Fund by visiting the MEIF website.
This report looks at how the Midlands Engine is supporting our region’s SMEs in order to drive recovery and growth.