Invest East is a 3-year programme part funded by the EuropeanRegional Development Fund(ERDF) and delivered by four partners. Led by Norfolk County Council, with delivery partners Suffolk County Council, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (NALEP) and the University of East Anglia, Invest East is a programme of specialised business support for Norfolk and Suffolk based businesses with high growth aspirations.

The Investment Readiness Programme is for SMEs in Norfolk and Suffolk who are preparing to take on investment to develop and grow their business. It will run for three years and will see multiple cohorts of businesses taken through a programme of one to one advisor support, mentoring, seminars, pitching cycles, networking events and tailor made professional support to get them in the best shape to take on investment of any type or size to grow their business.