World of Opportunity

2019 Grant Winners

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Published 24th October 2018

In our first ever round of World of Opportunity Programme Grants we had over 200 applicants from businesses across the UK and from a wide variety of industries.

Working in partnership with the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) ‘Exporting is GREAT’ Campaign, the SMEs all received £2000 each to fund trade missions or to research global markets of their choice.

Some of the successful SMEs in the 2018 World of Opportunity Programme included:

  • Little Ondine, a London-based company looking to export its toxin-free, odourless, peel-off nail polish to Dubai.
  • Northern Ireland’s Glastry Farm Ice Cream which, having been tried and tested by the Prince of Wales, will look for consumers in the hot temperatures of the United Arab Emirates.
  • Airboss, which wants to export its unique puncture-proof tyres from its base in Cheltenham to the United States.

The full list of successful SME applicants:

  • Storksak Ltd and Bags That Work Ltd London
  • KYMIRA Sport, Reading
  • SofMat Ltd, North Lincolnshire
  • Appen, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5AZ
  • Magic Mirror Ltd, Bristol
  • pampeano, Oxford
  • Little Ondine Ltd, London
  • Tomlinson Hall & Co. Ltd, Billingham
  • The Urban Worm CIC, Nottingham
  • Reid Lifting Limited, Chepstow
  • Love Beets, Ely
  • BASI, Grantown on Spey
  • Tacit Simulations Ltd, Milton Keynes, UK
  • Airboss Tyres Cheltenham
  • Durbin plc, United Kingdom
  • Farah Qureshi Jewellery
  • Glastry Farm Ice Cream Limited, Newtownards, Co Down
  • AWW Architects London, Bristol and Plymouth
  • Garden of Ideas Ltd
  • Micropore Technologies Ltd; Teesside
Heathrow

By Heathrow

Published 24th October 2018