Coventry­& Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership – CW LEP

Local Enterprise Partnerships, a partnership between the private and public sector, were set up by­ government to help determine local economic priorities and lead economic growth and job creation within a local area.

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership is the guiding force that ensures private and public sector organisations are working together to grow the economy and increase prosperity. The organisation is prioritising advanced manufacturing with particular expertise in automotive engineering, low carbon applications, intelligent transport solutions and digital gaming: these are­ areas that Coventry and Warwickshire has international leadership and capability in.

CW LEP News

The Growing Places funding means we are developing from a SME automotive supplier to a full tier 1 supplier.

David Keene - RDM Group

The new premises will cost £1 million because we want to increase the size of our two current buildings as well as invest in new technology. The grant from the RGF is a great deal of money and has been a big help.

Fraser Reid - Cyber-Weld

This City Deal has been proposed by local businesses, civic leaders and universities.­ It will support advanced manufacturing and engineering businesses that want to expand, export and innovate.

Greg Clark - Minister for Cities

We are delighted with our Growth Deal which enables the CWLEP­to build on our ethos of creating the right conditions to lead to more jobs and economic growth.

Jonathan Browning - Chairman of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP)

Complemented by private sector investment, the Growth Deal will help encourage talented people to live and work in Coventry and Warwickshire and will allow local businesses to thrive.

Matthew Hancock - Minister for Skills and Enterprise