HOVIP - Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme

Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme

delivered by business people for business people


"Excellent. Would highly recommend. Go for it! It's hard to think of ideas when at work. This workshop gives you a chance to step back and think clearly. Great advice. Really enjoyed."

Sarah Draper, Director, Royvon Dog Training Schools.

Hands on Support - Project Implementation Assistance (PIA)

Delivered by business people for business people:

  • Open to any organisation based in the Valleys (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf or Torfaen)
  • In any business sector, any industry, including social enterprises.

Here's how YOU can benefit:

  • Helped customers gain over £1 million in benefits
  • Support delivered by highly experienced project managers
  • 35 hours support to improve any aspect of your business
  • You contribute only £200 (for social enterprises or businesses trading for less than 12 months) or £400 (if trading more than 12 months)
  • Project managers are paid directly by HOVIP to reduce impact on your cashflow
  • Project has agreed outcomes
  • Quick and simple application process

What to do next:

Contact Sadie Fentham on 07590 833 503

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Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme (HOVIP) aims to increase the capacity for innovation in businesses in the region. Phase 1 was KEF ESF Funded and hosted by Merthyr Tydfil College. HOVIP2 and HOVIP3 is supported by the Welsh Assembly Government HoV Regeneration initiative with the 5 HoV local authorities and is hosted by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

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