The Government is looking for businesses who can support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the UK as part of its response to COVID-19.
As well as manufacturers, Government is looking for businesses with the following skills:
The Government is asking businesses to support the manufacture and supply of:
Testing consumables and equipment
Personal protective equipment (PPE) for laboratories
New or Existing types of coronavirus tests for antigens or antibodies
This is to ensure we can increase coronavirus tests in the UK. Find out more here
£500,000 of funding is available for technology companies who come up with digital support solutions for people who need to stay at home because of coronavirus. Find out more here.
£20 million for ambitious technologies to build UK resilience following the coronavirus outbreak. Grants of up to £50,000 will be available to technology and research-focused businesses to develop new ways of working and help build resilience in industries such as delivery services, food manufacturing, retail and transport as well as people at home in circumstances like those during the coronavirus outbreak. Find out more here.
The Defense and Security Accelerator (DASA) is looking for rapid sanitising technology to make the process of cleaning ambulances quicker to help in the national effort against coronavirus and save lives. Find out more here.
Greater Lincolnshire’s agrifood industry is of national significance, with 56,000 jobs in agriculture, food processing, marketing and logistics, and it generates £3.5 billion for our economy.
The scale of our food industry means we have a major role in helping the country feed itself during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has compiled information and support resources specifically for food sector businesses. Click here for more information.
COVID-19 has re-shaped the dimensions of supply and demand in the UK food chain. If you’re currently un-employed, find out more about job opportunities in the food sector.
The Government has launched The Skills Toolkit to provide free digital and numeracy courses online for people to complete during lock down.
Digital and numeracy skills are amongst those that are most sought after by employers, and can help you progress in work and boost your job prospects. Digital skills can be anything from using social media and staying safe online to coding, programming or digital marketing.
You can choose from a selection of high quality courses put together in collaboration with experts. Find a level and time to study that’s right for you. The Skills Toolkit makes it easy for you to boost your skills.