It’s almost impossible to significantly grow or improve a business without the effective adoption of digital technology. Digital technologies therefore present a huge opportunity to all businesses in Cumbria, regardless of their size, sector or location - the possibilities are huge.

The problem

Although most small businesses recognise the need to adopt digital technology they often struggle to find the time and don’t have access to the knowledge required to

Identify which technologies could add value to their business
Judge which options offer value for money and will deliver the highest return on investment.
Understand how different technologies will integrate with their existing systems and processes
Implement and manage the technology on an ongoing basis

The solution

With the expertise of our Digital Technology Consultants, Digital Tech Cumbria is here to help you identify and implement the solutions that are right for you, so you can save time and make more money


Who is it for?

We’re here to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across Cumbria. The project is partfunded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). We’re able to support tourism, manufacturing, professional services and a wide number of businesses that sell directly to other businesses. You need to have been trading for at least 12 months, be registered in Cumbria and not be owned by a non-SME organisation

What do you get?

Access to local Digital Technology Experts who will help you review your current levels of adoptions and what more you can do to improve the profitability and performance of your business, without breaking the bank;

Exemplar visits, showcasing how other, similar businesses have used technology to help drive up their performance, and to give you ideas about other technologies you could adopt to achieve the same

Technology Showcases, supported by major digital players that provide you with the opportunity to learn about, interact and test-drive a range of digital technologies.

Digital Skills Academy:a range of digital masterclasses and workshops designed to develop digital skills across your business.

Resources, expertise and funding:impartial brokerage to the resources, expertise and funding required to support to the implementation of your plan.