HOVIP - Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme

Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme

delivered by business people for business people


"Very good tools and techniques to address the issues businesses face. I will definitely use to generate innovative marketing ideas."

Jenny White, Owner, The HR Partnership.

Hands on Support - Project Implementation Assistance (PIA)

Delivered by business people for business people:

  • Open to any organisation based in the Valleys (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf or Torfaen)
  • In any business sector, any industry, including social enterprises.

Here's how YOU can benefit:

  • Helped customers gain over £1 million in benefits
  • Support delivered by highly experienced project managers
  • 35 hours support to improve any aspect of your business
  • You contribute only £200 (for social enterprises or businesses trading for less than 12 months) or £400 (if trading more than 12 months)
  • Project managers are paid directly by HOVIP to reduce impact on your cashflow
  • Project has agreed outcomes
  • Quick and simple application process

What to do next:

Contact Sadie Fentham on 07590 833 503

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Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme (HOVIP) aims to increase the capacity for innovation in businesses in the region. Phase 1 was KEF ESF Funded and hosted by Merthyr Tydfil College. HOVIP2 and HOVIP3 is supported by the Welsh Assembly Government HoV Regeneration initiative with the 5 HoV local authorities and is hosted by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

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