Business support with positive benefits.

Maidstone Innovation Centre provides easy access to business support programmes and will give you the potential to develop further than you might have thought possible, with a history of providing valuable assistance.

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SE-IP is a package of support for people with an early stage business idea that they want to evaluate and develop into a business plan. Guided by NCL Technology Ventures and driven by the business founder, the programme aims to support 150+ businesses over 3 years to develop an investible plan, raise finance and commence trading.

If you are looking for fully funded support, please contact us at 


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North Kent Enterprise Zone

Kent Medical Campus is a member of the North Kent Enterprise Zone.

Looking to attract companies and investors in key sectors including medical & healthcare research, training & practice, advanced manufacturing, engineering and digital technologies, Enterprise Zones are Government-designated areas in England.

The principal incentive to occupiers of the Maidstone Innovation Centre are business rates discounts worth up to £55,000 annually for five years.

business rate discounts worth up to £55,000 annually for five years

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NCL Technology Ventures

Available on-site, NCL Technology Ventures invests transformational equity capital in entrepreneurs who have truly innovative technologies.

They provide a package of human and capital resources over the life of their investments including:

  • Strong scientific knowledge and frontline healthcare experience
  • Developmental and leadership building experience
  • A carefully built local and global network of healthcare specialists
  • An overriding ambition to succeed in bringing new innovation in healthcare to benefit global recipients

to support businesses to develop an investible plan, raise finance and commence trading.

Further funds

There are currently multiple funds for businesses who locate in Kent including:

  • Kent Life Science Fund
  • The Kent & Medway Business Fund
  • LoCase
  • SEBB

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