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Local Business Contacts

The Humber area has a number of organisations who attract businesses to the region and help the area develop into an attractive place to do business. As well as aiming to attract new businesses to the region, they want to help existing businesses in the Humber to expand and grow. The organisations have a range of different departments and people to aid certain businesses in certain ways. An example of this is Greenport which is aiming to bring renewables companies and companies in the renewables supply chain into the region. Below is a list of organisations and government departments who are involved in developing business in the Humber.

OrganisationWebsiteEmail Telephone NumberWhat they do
ABP Humber 359181ABP own and operate a number of the major ports on the Humber.
Aura 346311Aura is an initiative of the University of Hull to aid in the development of the renewables industry in the Humber. The project has key industrial partners as well as support from academia, local, regional and national government.
Bondholdershttp://www.marketinghumber.combondholders@marketinghumber.com01482 485242Marketing the Humber to a wider audience to help to attract investment and businesses into the region
Business Investment Grants 613089This is a scheme which provides capital grants to businesses to support sustainable investment in the renewable energy, green technology, engineering and low carbon sectors in the area.
Business Support & Advice 391639This department provides continual support to assist local businesses in their development into opportunities in the renewables sector.
C4DI 304244C4DI help tech companies grow, and traditional businesses innovate.
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy 020 7215 1000The department brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change for the UK.
Department for International Trade 7215 5000The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in an increasingly global economy and assists overseas companies to bring their high quality investment to the UK.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council 391614East Riding of Yorkshire Council is the local authority responsible for the East Riding (excluding Hull)
Employment & Skills Development 613869The aim of this department is to increase the strength of the local engineering workforce and raise skill levels to meet the needs of the emerging renewable energy sector.
Greenport 613561Greenport Hull is an organisation that seeks to promote investment in the renewable energy sector in the Humber region
Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce are a number of areas in which the Chamber provides support for its members. These are aimed at helping companies prosper, thereby creating jobs and helping to sustain the region’s economy. There are over 2,000 current members of the organisation.
Hull BID 324976Working with BID district businesses and city stakeholders, the organisation wants to continue their work to make the HullBID area a measurably safer, measurably cleaner and measurably busier place to do business. 
Hull City Council 613336/613188Hull City Council is the local authority responsible for the City of Hull
Humber LEPhttp://www.humberlep.orginfo@humberlep.org01482 485260The LEP is driving the growth of the Humber economy for the benefits of the communities in the four local authority areas of Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.
Inward Investment 613561The aim of this department is to deliver campaigns to attract companies in the supply chain of renewable energy into the area.
Logistics Institute 463252As a world-class institution, the institute tackles industry problems through research, education and training, industry grants and funding, enterprise consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.
North East Lincolnshire Council 324698North East Lincolnshire Council is the local authority responsible for North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire Council 297330North Lincolnshire Council is the local authority responsible for North Lincolnshire
Research, Development & innovation 455381This area is led by the University of Hull and has ongoing R&D programmes enabling businesses to remain competitive in a constantly advancing market place.
Site Assembly 391615This department ensures that sites around the area are ready for investors in renewables to locate their business activities successfully.
Team Humber Marine Alliance The organisation works in support of this vast array of skills and expertise, promoting it regionally, nationally and globally and generating major opportunities and business for members. With unsurpassed knowledge of capabilities in the region, Team Humber Marine Alliance has become a driving force in the Humber’s growth as an offshore wind player. Its influence extends to central government and world-leading OEMs, which it attracts to the area on a regular basis.
University of Hull (Enterprise Centre) 346311The Enterprise Centre helps entrepreneurs grow and expand their businesses by providing such things as workshops, entrepreneurial education and the physical room to grow.