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Compete North East


A supply chain development support programme designed to help North East businesses across a range of sectors to maximise opportunities relating to the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, Crossrail and the Olympic Legacy.

UMi engaged proactively with SME’s, identifying capabilities and enhancing their ability to compete through tailored one to one advice, business generator workshops, proactive matchmaking and bid writing support. With specific support focussed on the third sector and sustainable procurement.

The programme resulted in contract wins of more than £52m and a further £82m of future business opportunities, supporting more than 4,000 businesses across 3 years.