KEEP+ is a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programme that will enable your business to achieve its goals for growth by helping you overcome barriers to innovation.

Image showing the Basildon for Business LogoButton image showing KEEP+ Programme Brand Logo - links to KEEP+ websiteThe purpose of the KEEP+ programme is to support business investment in research and innovation (R&I) and to foster collaboration between business and the higher education sector.

By connecting your small to medium sized enterprise (SME) to academic expertise and graduate talent the KEEP+ programme will help give a boost to your business by supplying the research and development support needed to help you launch new products and services..

KEEP+ is specifically designed to help small to medium sized enterprises to:

  • develop new products or services;
  • increase profitability;
  • reduce costs;
  • provide you with a stepping stone to larger-scale innovation opportunities;
  • access graduate talent.

Anglia Ruskin University; the KEEP+ delivery partner for East Anglia

Button image showing Anglia Ruskin University Logo - links to KEEP+ at Anglia Ruskin University websiteBy partnering with Anglia Ruskin University, KEEP+ can equip a small to medium sized enterprise (SME) with a flexible programme that will help that business achieve its goals for growth.

Full information on the KEEP+ programme can be found on the Anglia Ruskin University website, including details of four KEEP+ programme interventions designed specifically to help SMEs overcome barriers to innovation:

KEEP+ will also help your business by providing increased and improved access to the Anglia Ruskin University's research and development capabilities, see:

Check your KEEP+ eligibility and register your interest

If you would like to know more about your business' eligibility and how to contact us to express your interest in joining the KEEP+ programme, see:

For further information and enquiries

Economic Development Team