If you are interested in joining Scaleup North East, we'd love to hear from you and invite you to fill in our application form below.

Before you begin, we admit that the form is a little bit long; but it's only so we can capture all the data we need to make sure we're matching you with the best Scaleup Partner for your business from the get-go.

What you will need

Please note that all applications are screened for eligibility and suitability. To assist us with your application, we kindly ask for the following information, which will take only a few minutes to complete.

To ensure this process is as seamless as possible you will need to hand:

  • Company Incorporation details
  • Latest set of financial accounts

Once you've completed the form, you'll receive an email with the summary for your records.


  • Businesses, including start-ups, which are scaling or can demonstrate significant growth potential
  • Sole Traders, SMEs or larger companies
  • Based in the areas of Northumberland, North Tyneside Newcastle upon Tyne or the Gateshead Metropolitan Borough

Ideally in the following sectors, although others will be considered:

  • Digital and technology
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Low carbon and green growth
  • Creative industries
  • Advanced Manufacturing 

The following sectors are not eligible for support:

  • Agriculture
  • Fishery and aquaculture
  • Banking
  • Insurance

Please note, all fields marked * are compulsory.

Application Process

Enter contact name
(Job title: the applicant should be a member of the senior leadership team)
Enter email address
Enter content telephone number
Enter company name
Enter address line 1
Enter town/city
Enter county
Enter postcode

Details about the company

Please provide a brief description to explain the background to the business

Enter a description
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Enter annual turnover
Enter number of employees

Please provide as much information as possible

Enter details

Please provide as much information as possible

Enter details

Please provide details for any public funding received over the last 3 years

Enter details
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The North of Tyne Combined Authority is a partnership of three local authorities: Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, and Northumberland County Council and the North of Tyne Elected Mayor. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government's Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

If you have any questions in relation to how the information provided will be used and in particular how any personal data will be processed and disclosed, please contact [email protected].

My company agrees to meet with a Scaleup NE representative and provide relevant documentation on request to evidence small to medium sized business status along with confirmation of attendance and evidence of impacts achieved as a result of participation.

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