AUGMENTED reality, the circular economy and a nut-butter brand are among Somerset businesses selected for special help as part of a new scheme.
Russell Henny Peek, of Frome-based Offcut Studio
The Somerset Catalyst team has announced 10 successful applicants, who have been invited to join the county’s inaugural new development programme for entrepreneurs and businesses.
Officially kicked off this week, Somerset Catalyst welcomed an impressive number of high-quality applications from diverse and aspirational businesses all around the county during the last six weeks.
Now, the team has unveiled its successful candidates, including a pre-start-up business, a third-generation family enterprise, a circular economy company, an augmented reality specialist and an Atlas Mountain-inspired nut-butter brand.
The full line-up of businesses joining the 20/21 programme are:
- Ashmira Botanica Ltd: Wellington, Somerset
- Eskeez: Taunton, Somerset
- Indy Aesthetics: Taunton, Somerset
- IN Reality Ltd: Yeovil, Somerset
- InShare SMART Risk: Chard, Somerset
Somerset County Council and the four Somerset District Councils have joined forces to fund and launch an exciting new scheme to give start-ups and early stage businesses the best chance of success. Called Somerset Catalyst, it is part of a wider business support programme that is rolling out across the county.
Applications for the 2020/2021 programme are now closed. If businesses in Somerset would like to be kept up-do-date with the latest on the Somerset Catalyst programme and be the first to know when applications are open for next year, please register your interest at [email protected].